Jadon Sancho endured a difficult season at Manchester United. The star began the 2022/23 campaign as one of Erik ten Hag’s “favorites.” However, he struggled throughout the previous year and ultimately “disappeared.” In reality, the player underwent a process of psychological and physical recovery towards the end of the year, during the World Cup, and returned in 2023 with much-improved performances.
Nevertheless, Sancho did not fully convince Erik ten Hag, with some of his performances being deemed insufficient and reportedly “testing the patience” of the Dutch coach. As a result, his future at the Red Devils is uncertain.
As a result, other clubs have begun to show interest in the attacker. One such club, according to the German newspaper “Bild,” is Borussia Dortmund, Sancho’s former club. According to reports, the German club’s sporting director, Sebastian Kehl, is analyzing the situation and has been in contact with the player’s representatives.
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However, due to their inability to make significant investments (he is valued at €55 million), Borussia Dortmund’s preferred option would be a loan deal. It’s worth noting that this season, the Englishman has scored six goals and provided three assists in 34 games.
Given Sancho’s pedigree and proven ability, it’s not surprising that Borussia Dortmund would be interested in the player. He is already familiar with the club, having previously spent four years there, scoring 50 goals and providing 64 assists in 137 appearances. With his skillset, he could be an excellent addition to the squad and help the club achieve its goals for the upcoming season.
However, any potential deal would have to be carefully negotiated, as Manchester United may be reluctant to part ways with a player who has the potential to be one of their star performers. Additionally, Borussia Dortmund may face competition from other clubs who are also interested in Sancho’s services.
Despite the challenges, if Borussia Dortmund could secure a loan deal for Sancho, it could be a shrewd move. The club would get a talented player on their roster without having to make a significant financial commitment, allowing them to allocate resources to other areas of the team that may require attention. Moreover, Sancho would have the opportunity to play regular football and regain his confidence, which could benefit both him and his parent club in the long run.