Manchester United have suffered a huge blow as Borussia Dortmund have agreed to buy Jude Bellingham from Birmingham City this summer.
Bellingham, 17, will follow in the footsteps of Jadon Sancho when he moves to the Signal Iduna Park.
He established himself as a first-team regular with the Blues and even enjoyed a tour of Carrington led by none other than Sir Alex Ferguson earlier this year.
Romano reports Bellingham has passed all his medicals and the contract has been signed on the dotted line, meaning a move is all but complete.
Despite the red carpet treatment, he has rejected the Red Devils in favour of Dortmund, which will be a big blow for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, as he had been chasing him for several months.
This isn’t the first time that the Bundesliga challengers have usurped Solskjaer in the transfer market, as he missed out on signing Erling Braut Haaland last year.
Naturally, many United fans slammed the transfer update on social media, with one calling Dortmund “criminals” as they have got Bellingham for a relatively low fee but are reportedly asking the Red Devils to pay £117m for Sancho. Meanwhile, several supporters bizarrely branded Bellingham “average at best” and “overrated,” despite his impressive track record this season.
Scroll through some of the scathing reactions so far…
Another overrated English player to Dortmund. His story won't end up like Sancho's tho
— James Fadairo (@jamesfadairo) July 16, 2020
And they want 130million for Sancho. Criminals
— Gemini (@MikeBlazie) July 17, 2020
is it? isn't really? I'm failing to see the hype, good carrier of the ball yes, decent vision, but half his shots were scuffed, balance looks average at best but well see
— Mo (@Mo57120973) July 17, 2020
What a shame.. I’m going to follow his career path and see where it goes for him.
— Brian Noble (@Breezy_Be_Boss) July 16, 2020
Once again we’ve lost out on a youngster who was brought to AON training complex and given a tour by SAF 😡😔
— Adz (@adzmufc) July 16, 2020
So they want to buy for 20 mil and sell for 100 mil.
— Praveen (@Praveen83562432) July 17, 2020
— Bruno Szn ⚽️🩸 (@chisida106) July 16, 2020
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