Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho has reportedly been included in a Manchester United player’s WhatsApp group chat and is in ‘daily contact’ with members of the squad.
Sancho, 20, has been tipped to make the switch from Dortmund to United in what would be a British transfer record, as per Sky Sports for several weeks now, however, the move is believed to be held up by United’s unwillingness to be ‘bullied’ into spending over the odds, also as per Sky Sports.
The latest development in the ongoing Sancho-saga comes from transfer expert Ian McGarry who claims that the 20-year-old has been in ‘daily contact’ with the United squad through a group WhatsApp chat.
Speaking on The Transfer Window podcast earlier today McGarry said: “Manchester United are comfortable at this moment in time that they’re not in any competition for the signature of Jadon Sancho.
“They don’t believe they’re going to be gazumped by no other club because no other club has expressed the same level of interest.
“They’re also very confident the player wants to come to Old Trafford.
“He has been in constant touch with England international colleagues who currently play for Manchester United and indeed in daily contact with them.
“It’s even believed he’s on a WhatsApp group with some of the Manchester United players as well.
“Therefore United are very comfortable with their position, they believe that Dortmund will come round to the structure that they’ve suggested.”
Sancho has a stunning 40 direct goal contributions in just 44 appearances in all competitions for Dortmund this season.
The talented attacker is rumoured to be on the verge of a move worth over £100m, as per The Times, which would see him become the most expensive player in England and move into the world’s top five most expensive players in history.