Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund are separated by around £ 11million in their assessment for Jadon Sancho.
United have offered a deal worth around £ 75million including add-ons, while Dortmund are said to be keen to move closer to £ 86million including add-ons.
Discussions continue between the clubs for the 21-year-old, who is with the England squad ahead of their Euro 2020 opener against Croatia on Sunday.
Dortmund will likely want the majority of the £ 86million paid up front, with the rest being workable add-ons.
There is a willingness on all parties to make a deal, personal terms and agent fees shouldn’t be a problem.
Sancho’s current contract ends in the summer of 2023.
United remain the “most realistic destination” for Sancho – although other clubs are still interested.
When asked if his future was an unwanted distraction leading up to Euro 2020, Sancho said talkSPORT: “No, I’m cool about it.
“You know, there will always be speculation, especially when you’re doing well.
“It’s just the way you handle it on the pitch and keep doing what you’re doing.
“If you continue like this I’m sure it won’t be a problem because the main thing is my football and that’s what I’m focusing on right now.”
Potential future club teammates Marcus Rashford, Dean Henderson, Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire are all part of the England squad alongside Sancho as talks continue, but the winger has revealed little.
“Of course all boys have a lot of questions, you know,” he added.
“I feel like it’s with a lot of players because we’re all such great young talents and, you know, when you’re doing well – again, like I said – speculation is always going arise.
“Again, I’m just saying to the boys, ‘look, I’m just focused on football right now’ and we’re focusing on the Euro step by step.”
What should Man Utd do this summer?
Sky Sports News ” James cooper writes: “Ole Gunnar Solskjaer spoke of ‘tweaking’ this summer rather than wholesale changes with a suggestion that there would be a major, landmark signing accompanied by a few other new faces.
“Finance was a problem last summer and a year of football in the midst of a pandemic didn’t help the economy at Old Trafford either, so I don’t expect a huge injection of money for that everything suddenly becomes better.
“Having extended Edinson Cavani’s stay in Manchester and with high hopes for the continued development of Mason Greenwood, it would be a surprise if one of Harry Kane or Erling Haaland arrives at Old Trafford. they haven’t been reviewed they have, but Manchester United have other areas to strengthen and their transfer money can only expand so far.
“Raising funding for player sales or freeing up large chunks of departing wages would, again, allow for more flexibility and Solskjaer and his recruiting team also remain Sancho admirers.
“The key to what Manchester United want to do, in a context where supporters are demanding big names despite the impact of COVID, is to close the gap on Manchester City and prepare for a real Champions League switch. next season. This is the first window transfer for the club’s new recruiting structure and they can expect to be busy in the coming weeks. “
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