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Dortmund to say a ‘final GOODBYE’ to Jadon Sancho this summer in boost to Man United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be all pepped up to know that Borussia Dortmund have already reportedly told their star winger Jadon Sancho that he can leave this summer.

United went all out in their relentless pursuit of Sancho last summer but were priced out for his signature as the German outfit refused to budge on his price and transfer deadline and the former failed to complete a transfer before they returned for pre-season.

But the Red Devils seem to be given a clear shot at landing the England international, with German publication BILD reporting this upcoming window will be Dortmund’s ‘final goodbye’ to Sancho.

The German outfit wanted upwards of £100m for Sancho last summer but are now reportedly willing to to settle for around £75m for his signature, as it is claimed that Dortmund chiefs would rather offload Sancho instead of selling Norway sensation Erling Haaland.

Haaland has already been dominating the headlines the last two seasons with a host of Europe’s biggest clubs eagerly vying for his signature, thanks to his scintillating form since joining Dortmund.

The transfer banter also has it that Dortmund have reportedly already lined up Lille’s Ligue 1 Jonathan Ikone as the replacement for 21-year-old Sancho while United may be expected to face competition for Sancho’s services from Premier League rivals Chelsea, whom the Sun claim are looking to be in pole position to grab Sancho by preparing an £80m offer for the England star as Blues manager Thomas Tuchel is a ‘huge admirer’ of the former Manchester City youth star.

After the long-wrangled move to United failed to come to fruition last summer, Sancho’s performance dipped considerably as he endured a slow start to the new campaign in the Bundesliga. However he has since rediscovered his form which had previously gotten him rave reviews, bagging16 goals and 21 assists in 38 games across all competitions for Dortmund this season.

Sancho is also expected to be named in Gareth Southgate’s provisional England squad for the Euros this summer following an impressive end to the season in Germany.

Sportsmail understands that the forward was facing the prospect of missing out earlier this year after a slump in form but his promising end to the season looks to have salvaged his Euro hopes.

Credit: Football Tribe Malaysia