Wes Brown would like to see Jadon Sancho sign for Manchester United this summer.
He said the Sancho “would be a brilliant signing” for the Red Devils, and highlighted similarities between the Borussia Dortmund sensation and Cristiano Ronaldo.
The 20-year-old is considered to be one of the brightest young talents in football. His numbers for goals and assists speak volumes and he even scored his first professional hat-trick at the weekend against Paderborn.
Sancho has scored 17 goals and 16 assists in the league this season, as per Bundesliga.com, and you can see why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants him on the right flank to bolster his team’s attack.
Brown, who won his second Champions League in the same side as Ronaldo, would welcome Sancho’s arrival. The former defender told MUTV: “Talent and excitement. We need someone exactly like that at the club.
“We’ve had them over the years and I’m sure if we were to sign him he would bring that excitement back to the club. It would be good for the team as well.
“We’ve had players like that in the past, like when Cristiano Ronaldo. They’re the type of player who draw three or four defenders out and make the game a lot easier for the other players.
“If we could do it, it would be a brilliant signing.”
Brown also was part of the 1998-99 treble-winning squad alongside David May, who also backed his old club to sign Sancho, expressing his belief that he is capable of playing at the highest level for the next decade.
“Jadon is a very talented young lad,” said May. “You know if you sign him, you’ve got 1-12 years of top football coming from him. He’s got everything so get him in!”
You can tell there’s some excitement building around Sancho and we really hope he ends up at Old Trafford in the coming months. The tricky part is going to be striking a deal with Dortmund.