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Manchester United: Red Devils remain interested in Jack Grealish despite Jadon Sancho setback

Manchester United: Red Devils remain interested in Jack Grealish despite Jadon Sancho setback - Manchester United Transfer Rumours

Manchester United have suffered another setback after Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke insisted Jadon Sancho is not for sale. 

A few days after Dortmund director Michael Zorc claimed Sancho will not be sold this summer, Watzke reiterated the club’s stance, saying that there is “no room for interpretation” and adding “definite means definite” via Goal.

Sancho is United’s No.1 target in the transfer window as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to add to his arsenal of firepower including Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood.

Solskjaer has made it clear he wants to bring the 11-cap England international back to his homeland.

But Dortmund are defiant in their demands and it does not seem like Ed Woodward will be able to persuade them to change their minds at the moment.

However, The Athletic’s Laurie Whitwell has revealed the Red Devils remain interested in signing Jack Grealish despite the Sancho setback.

The United correspondent claims United are still keen on Sancho but have other options if discussions don’t pan out as planned.

And the Aston Villa captain is one of their possible targets, although he is not considered a solution to the problem on the right wing.

Grealish, 24, scored eight goals and supplied six assists in the Premier League last term, ending with a total of 10 goals to his name in all competitions.

Despite his best efforts, he still finished the season with a lower WhoScored rating than Martial, Rashford and Greenwood.

Jadon Sancho

Jadon Sancho

Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish

Ousmane Dembele

Ousmane Dembele

Recent reports revealed the Red Devils will wait and see how the transfer window plays out before choosing to make a move for the former England U21 international at a later stage.

However, both parties are interested in a possible move in the summer.

Backed by billionaire owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens, Villa certainly don’t need the cash, but they could be forced to sell their £80m-rated captain if he pushes for a transfer.

But United could face stiff competition from Manchester City so they may have to firm up their longstanding interest sooner rather than later.

United fans, do you think Woodward should sign Grealish this summer? Let us know down below!


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