October 22, 2021


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Manchester United chiefs make clear Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo transfer decision

Manchester United will only look to sign one of Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo this summer, according to reports.

Sancho is again a top target for United after the Red Devils baulked at Borussia Dortmund’s £108million asking price last year. Meanwhile, Ronaldo is linked with a sensational return to Old Trafford.

Both Sancho and Ronaldo are preparing for their participation in this summer’s Euro 2020 tournament.

However, that has not stopped speculation over their future at club level.

Dortmund are more willing to allow Sancho to leave the club and could accept a fee of £77m.

Ronaldo also looks likely to leave Juventus, with Paris Saint-Germain interested in the Portugal superstar.

Duncan Castles, speaking on Reach PLC’s Transfer Window podcast, says there is a strong interest from United in both players.

Sancho’s Dortmund team-mate Erling Haaland is also a target but a deal this summer looks increasingly unlikely.

However Castles says money will only be spent on one forward, whether that be Sancho, Ronaldo or other targets, because United believe Mason Greenwood’s versatility can cover for different outcomes this summer.”

There is a clear priority for [Ole Gunnar] Solskjaer and his recruitment specialists, and that is that they sign a forward,” Castles said.