Talks between Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund to sort out a deal for Jadon Sancho have stalled.
That’s according to Sky Sports, as per @utdreport, who claim that Man United will not meet Dortmund’s demands for the 11-cap England international. However, the Red Devils are not ready to give up on trying to sign Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s top target this summer, despite missing Dortmund’s artificial deadline on Monday.
United chiefs Ed Woodward and Matt Judge are frustrated that progress is so slow, although time is on their side as the transfer window won’t close until October.
The board have made it clear they are not prepared to pay Dortmund’s €120m (£108m) valuation, with Woodward insisting that he is not willing to pay over the odds. Nevertheless, they will have to splash the cash if they want to sign Sancho in the summer, or they may miss out on him altogether in the future if interest from Real Madrid, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool resurfaces next year.
Naturally, many United fans slammed Woodward on social media, with one supporter tweeting “Woodward is finished” if he cannot get a deal done in time for the upcoming season. Several others branded the transfer news “awful” and “rubbish” in reference to the fact the club have been chasing Sancho for some time now, with seemingly no end in sight.
Scroll through some of the scathing reactions so far…
Woodward is finished if he doesn't get it done. (he will)
— Gunwood (@YanitedDaGOAT) August 12, 2020
tears for people who believe those fraud ITK accounts who said Sancho is done
— E. (@EzekielElijahJ1) August 12, 2020
Stop wasting time now lads, it’s getting boring.
— Jordan Henshall (@JordyHensh07) August 12, 2020
What ever happens, we can’t let this deal drag for a month, it will just be disappointing.
— Young King Favour (@YoungKingFavou2) August 12, 2020
tired of hearing the same thing everyday
— hunchojo (@joaquinezan) August 12, 2020
I don’t know who to believe any more… Fab, Falk or the British media? Seems like nobody has a clue what’s going on one day to the next. Rubbish really, we should have copped him ages ago. awful news.
— Mohawk Watch (@mohawkwatch) August 12, 2020
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