Jadon Sancho ‘to be in Premier League next season’ as Man Utd chase transfer

Manchester United transfer target Jadon Sancho “will be in the Premier League next season”, according to European football expert Raphael Honigstein.

The Englishman has been linked with a move to the Red Devils since the summer.

Leaving Manchester City for Borussia Dortmund in 2017, the 19-year-old has become a leading talent for the Three Lions with 31 goals in 90 appearances.

It has seen him linked with other clubs, including Chelsea and Liverpool.

But Honigstein has suggested United are leading the race for the forward.

In a Q&A for The Athletic, the reporter is asked if there are any updates on moves for the Englishman.

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And he replies: “Sancho: he’ll be in the Premier League but I don’t know her.

“Man Utd’s chances seem to have risen recently.”

This was shared on Reddit on Saturday, where the United faithful made their feelings about Sacho clear.

“Sancho alone and we’re a batter team next season,” one supporter said.

Another commented: “Sancho will be a goldmine for United.”

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While a third send a direct message to the club.

“Sancho should be our No.1 target,” they said.

And a fourth added: “I hope we get Sancho.”

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It comes as Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke made an admission about the Englishman’s future.

He told RMC Sport: “Jadon is a great, great talent, maybe the greatest talent in Europe currently of players under the age of 21.

“In my opinion, he has the potential to become one of the two or three best players in the world in the years to come.

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“If one day he comes to us and says that he wants to leave the club, then we’ll discuss it.”

But the teenager has remained coy on his future.

Speaking earlier in March, Sancho said: "I don’t really look at all them things.

"I just concentrate on my team and take it game by game. That’s the most important thing for me now."

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