BVB in ‘ketchup trap’ over Jadon Sancho – having to wait on Manchester United

It sounds like Borussia Dortmund need to sell before they can buy this summer, which puts Manchester United at an advantage from a negotiation point of view.

BVB held the cards last year and stuck to their guns by keeping hold of Jadon Sancho.

And this summer it already looks like Manchester United are trying to make up for losing out last summer, with the prospect of getting the player they always wanted but for cheaper.

According to Sport Bild, Dortmund would be willing to accept a fee of £82m for Sancho’s signature, but the print edition of the newspaper claims transfers at Signal Iduna Park are not expected until they conclude a few exit operations, as cited by Sport Witness.

They paint a picture of Dortmund by suggesting they are in the ‘middle of a ketchup trap’.

Sport Bild also aim a dig at United – which may give some indiction about where the story stemmed from – by pointing out how the club ‘likes to wait a long time’. That’s another way of describing incompetent transfer dealings.

Sancho’s sale can help BVB move on. It’s United turn to move.

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  1. I’ve completely lost faith in the ManU transfer team. They dither and delay until we all despair at their incompetence. If they would only show more decisiveness and get the business done quickly they would capture the players the manager wants. Instead, they are slow and ponderous and leave things so late they miss their targets and the manager ends up with players he doesn’t want.

    1. I agree but have to add that maybe although he has done well the fault lies with Ole. He seems to have favorites in the team and does not stamp his authority on both the team and bosses.
      If we look at Tufel what he did at Chelsea I really do not think Ole would have been able to do this.
      Lampard who has the same temperament as Ole could not do it either.
      Don’t get me wrong I like Ole and he has more knowledge then most but he needs to be more robust – nice guys come second.

  2. Manchester United have earned the dubious reputation of being procrastinators to drive down selling prices of prospective new recruits. With the window open they should have by now completed all incoming transfer dealings. Outgoing transfers can be done before the window closes, as all prospective outgoings are not featuring in their team selection.

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