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Respected journalist says it is increasingly likely Jadon Sancho will join Man United

Respected journalist Sam Pilger thinks that there is a growing possibility that Jadon Sancho will sign for Manchester United.

Sancho is arguably the most coveted young player in world football and is set to leave Borussia Dortmund in the next transfer window.

The 20-year-old has scored 14 goals and contributed a further 15 assists in the Bundesliga this term, and was set to star for Gareth Southgate’s England at this summer’s European Championships.

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United’s interest in Sancho, who has shone in Germany since leaving Manchester City in 2017, has been widely reported and he is seen as the dream signing by many supporters.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs a right-winger to provide balance to his side and we think Sancho represents the perfect solution in the Norwegian’s assemble.

Sancho is a player Solskjaer can focus his rebuild around in the long-term and a front three including Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial is a frightening prospect for defenders.

Pilger, who writes for the The Athletic and FourFourTwo, has listed a number of reasons Sancho’s proposed transfer to United is likely.

While we are confident Sancho will eventually join the Reds, there is uncertainty as to when the deal will be completed. This summer’s transfer window could be largely subdued because of the huge financial hit clubs have taken due to coronavirus.  Therefore, United may be made to wait to break their transfer record for the youngster.

Hear Pilger’s thoughts below, courtesy of LoveSportRadio:

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