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Rumor: Dortmund reject United’s €98m bid for Sancho

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According to a report from Germany, Borussia Dortmund have rejected Manchester United’s opening bid of €98m for Jadon Sancho.

It’s no longer news that Sancho is pretty much at the top of the Red Devils’ summer wish-list.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen on bolstering his attack and the Englishman has been identified as the perfect fit to do so.

However, the Manchester outfit are not willing to spend heavily on one player due to financial effects of the coronavirus.

But with Champions League football now sealed for United, their budget has slightly increased and they remain confident they can agree a deal for Sancho.

According to German outlet Bild, the Red Devils sent Dortmund an offer of €98m but saw their offer quickly knocked back.

The report adds that Sporting director Michael Zorc is adamant they would not entertain less than their €120m asking price for Sancho.

With the Sporting director intent on keeping his word, it is up to Manchester United to try and convince him to sell.

The same report also mentions that United will push further and send an improved offer in the coming days. At this stage, Dortmund already know Sancho wants a move to England and they want to make the most money out of his deal.

It could also be that they want his replacement sorted first as the German giants are also intent on Lille’s Jonathan Ikone.

Sancho is expected to resume to training for Dortmund on Thursday as speculation over his future continues.