Borussia Dortmund eyeing up possible replacements for Jadon Sancho

Borussia Dortmund eyeing up possible replacements for Jadon Sancho should £100m Man United target leave this summer as Michael Zorc admits ‘there are certainly one of two attacking players we are targeting’

  • Sancho has been linked with a £100m move to Manchester United this summer
  • And Dortmund chiefs have admitted they’re already targeting a replacement
  • Sporting director Zorc says there ‘are one or two players we are targeting’ 
  • England star Sancho, 20, has 20 goals and 20 assists for Dortmund this season

Borussia Dortmund are already targeting attacking players as they prepare for the possibility of Jadon Sancho leaving this summer.

The England star, valued by Dortmund at £100million, has been linked with a move to Manchester United and other leading clubs.

And Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc says the Bundesliga club have a contingency plan in place should Sancho depart Signal Iduna Park.

Jadon Sancho has been linked with a £100million move to Manchester United this summer

England international Sancho has enjoyed a great season, scoring 20 goals for Dortmund

‘If Jadon left, we would do something again in the offensive area,’ Zorc told Kicker.

‘There are certainly one or two players we are targeting.’

Reports in Germany this week suggested that Dortmund have set United a deadline of August 10 to decide whether they want to sign Sancho and make an offer.

But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made clear that United will have to ensure they are getting value for money with their summer acquisitions as the financial impact of Covid-19 becomes clear.

Sancho has scored 20 goals and contributed 20 assists in all competitions during another impressive season for Dortmund, who finished second in the Bundesliga.

Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc says targets are being lined up if Sancho leaves

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United are one of the clubs linked with a summer move for Sancho

Dortmund’s chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke is also realistic about the state of the transfer market should they sell Sancho this summer.

He told Kicker: ‘When you don’t have a billionaire or a state backing you up, then you need to be careful how you invest your money.

‘We don’t have an end date for corona, without that we simply have no planning security.

‘Should we sell Sancho, then every player will cost 5-10million euros more. We have nothing to give away.’




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