Borussia Dortmund’s English starlet Jadon Sancho appears Manchester bound in due time. Manchester United’s hierarchy granted funds with this in mind. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer significantly prefers Sancho over Spurs wantaway striker Harry Kane.
The resigning of striker Edinson Cavani until 2022 encouraged Manchester United to downplay their pursuit of another striker. Instead, immediately focusing on Sancho and other wide players.
In the 2020-2021 season, Jadon Sancho’s contributions are as follows. Sancho presently contributed 16 goals and 20 assists in 38 appearances in all competitions. Amongst, the 20 assists included 3 in the UEFA Champions League. One of which assisted Erling Haaland’s first goal in the Round of 16 against Sevilla FC.
Borussia Dortmund won that Round of 16 matchups 2 goals to 3, winning the second leg. Erling Haaland scored a brace, in addition to a goal from midfielder Mahmoud Dahdoud.
Despite publicly downplaying their interest, fellow Borussia Dortmund wunderkind Erling Haaland’s rumored as a target of Manchester United.
Erling Haaland’s widely regarded as the football’s next world-beater, adjacent to French phenom Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain. Haaland’s significant links to the Manchester area are common knowledge. His father, Alf Inge Haaland, played midfield for city rivals Manchester City FC. Erling Haaland was born in Leeds, just a 55-minute drive from Old Trafford, the legendary home of Manchester United.
Erling Haaland finished the 2020-2021 season with 41 goals in all competitions, including 10 in the UEFA Champions League. Presently, Erling Haaland’s transfer value eclipses $134 million, currently ranking amongst the world’s most expensive footballers.
Manchester United’s Current Forward Crop
Manchester United’s current forward crop includes strikers Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial. Wingers Mason Greenwood, Daniel James, and Marcus Rashford complete the crop. Jesse Lingard’s status following his successful loan move to West Ham United remains unknown. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s deployment of Rashford and Martial varies between the positions.
Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland both figure to establish themselves as the first choice immediately. Sancho playing on the right-wing with Haaland as the man in the middle.