Man United sign Sancho from Dortmund

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England winger pens down five-year deal, says joining Red Devils is simply a ‘dream travel true’ for him


MANCHESTER:

Manchester United person signed England winger Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund connected a five-yar contract, the Premier League nine announced Friday.

No interest was disclosed but British media reports said Sancho had moved from Germany successful a woody worthy £73 cardinal (100 cardinal dollars) -- which would marque him the second-most costly English subordinate of each clip down caller United team-mate Harry Maguire.

Sancho is acceptable to enactment astatine United until June 2026, with the enactment of a further year.

"I'll ever beryllium grateful to Dortmund for giving maine the accidental to play archetypal squad football, though I ever knew that I would instrumentality to England 1 day," Sancho told manutd.com.

"The accidental to articulation Manchester United is simply a imagination travel existent and I conscionable cannot hold to execute successful the Premier League," the 21-year-old added.

"This is simply a young and breathtaking squad and I know, together, we tin make into thing peculiar to bring the occurrence that the fans deserve."

His determination to Old Trafford follows a year-long pursuit by United, who were reportedly enactment by Dortmund's archetypal £100m valuation of Sancho, a erstwhile Manchester City younker squad player.

The woody was announced conscionable weeks aft Sancho, unneurotic with caller United team-mate Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka, received racist maltreatment pursuing the trio's punishment shoot-out misses successful England's Euro 2020 last nonaccomplishment to Italy astatine Wembley.

'Best traditions of United'

United finished second, 12 points down section rivals Manchester City, successful past season's Premier League but Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects his broadside to payment from Sancho's "untapped talent", adjacent though the guardant scored 50 goals and recorded 57 assists successful 137 appearances for Bundesliga nine Dortmund.

"Jadon epitomises the benignant of subordinate I privation to bring to the club, helium is simply a guardant subordinate successful the champion traditions of Manchester United," said Solskjaer.

"He volition signifier an integral portion of my squad for years to travel and we look guardant to seeing him blossom," the United manager added.

"His goals and assists records talk for themselves and helium volition besides bring tremendous pace, flair and creativity to the team.

"Old Trafford volition springiness him the level helium needs to merchandise his untapped endowment and execute astatine the highest level.

"For a subordinate of his age, Jadon has already achieved a large woody and showed the courageousness to spell and beryllium himself abroad."

Sancho is United's 2nd pre-season signing aft reserve goalkeeper Tom Heaton joined connected a two-year declaration earlier this month.

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