October 22, 2021

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Manchester United ‘open fresh talks over a deal for Jadon Sancho and are confident of finally bringing him to Old Trafford’… with club chiefs ‘encouraged’ that Dortmund will accept less than the £109MILLION they demanded last year

United were desperate to land him last summer but Borussia Dortmund held firmDortmund wanted north of £100m for the England.

international last summerBut United are now increasingly confident they can finally get a deal over the line.

Manchester United are increasingly confident of finally landing England international Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund, according to reports.

United have been in hot pursuit of Sancho for quite some time and were ever so close to signing him last summer,

only for Dortmund to stand firm by wanting north of £100million for their star player.

But according to The Athletic, United have now begun negotiations with Dortmund over Sancho’s services and have been given hope that the German outfit will accept a lower asking price this time round.

There is still plenty to be done on the fee front for United to get their man, but the report claims there is a willingness between both parties to finally come to an agreement.

United are understood to be willing to fork out £80m on the England international – which initially left Dortmund responsive – but the Bundesliga side now want an additional £20m in achievable add-ons.

However, talks so far point to a compromise between the two clubs and United are reportedly positive about their hopes right now.

The Red Devils want to try and seal a deal for the former Manchester City youth product before the Euros kick off in seven days time, but they know that will be a difficult task.

After failing to secure a move to Old Trafford last summer, Sancho endured a frustrating start to the 2020-21 campaign for Dortmund.

However, he ended the season in style by helping Dortmund win the German Cup and qualify for the Champions League with 10 goals in his last 15 games.

As well as Sancho, United are also in the hunt for Kieran Trippier, with cash-strapped Atletico Madrid open to offers. The Red Devils view him as competition for Aaron Wan-Bissaka.