The 20-year-old fits United’s transfer profile of a promising young talent who can help build a bright future for the club, as Solskjaer seeks to recapture the glory days of his own playing career at Old Trafford.
Sancho is thought to want to move to United – although it remains to be seen whether he will sign for Solskjaer’s team if they do not qualify for next season’s Champions League.
But one of the biggest stumbling blocks to any potential deal was price, with reports recently revealing the Red Devils were unwilling to pay more than £ 50million in light of the financial impact of the coronavirus. .
Dortmund values his player at over £ 100 million, so the two teams have appeared far apart in their positions.
However, the clubs are now on the verge of closing a deal to open the transfer window on July 27, according to The Sun.
The post also claims Jesse Lingard is set to leave United with AC and Inter Milan interested in the midfielder.
Meanwhile, United legend Gary Neville told ex-teammate Solskjaer that just like Sancho he also needs to sign a new center-back and center-forward, while a goalkeeper and left-back could be necessary.
Asked who United need to sign in the transfer window, Neville told Webby and O’Neill: “Definitely a center-back, a challenger for David De Gea, a right winger and a center-forward, in my opinion.
“It’s not to replace Martial, it’s to challenge Martial. This means Greenwood doesn’t have to play right all the time.
“I think the club needs a winger who can play for both sides, personally. I think they need a center forward.
“In 1999 we had Sheringham, Cole and Solskjaer in the building. Sir Alex Ferguson called on Dwight Yorke to challenge them, complete them, play with them. Do not replace them. ”
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Neville added, “We really need a top half center alongside Harry Maguire, in my opinion. We need a center forward, a right winger, you could discuss the left back.
“But I think for me the center forward, the right wing and the center back are priorities. ”
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