The former Red Devils striker believes the highly-rated Borussia Dortmund forward would soar at the chance to secure a switch to Old Trafford.
Jadon Sancho would not “think twice” about making a move to Manchester United if the probability presented itself, says former Red Devils striker Dimitar Berbatov.
The Borussia Dortmund winger continues to be closely linked with a big-money swap to Old Trafford.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a long way from his only suitor , however an provide to return Manchester for the former City academy graduate is predicted to be tabled at some stage.
Berbatov expects the talented 20-year-old to embrace that chance, however admits it is tough to see where he would fit into an attacking unit at United that is already well-stocked with thrilling youngsters.
“There’s been a lot of talk about Jadon Sancho moving to Manchester United, in his case, due to the fact he is English and Man United are in for you, I do not think he will think twice about moving there,” Berbatov told Betfair.
“I have said it before, he has the quality, the pace, the goals and the assists to play for them, I’m positive he would like to continue in the national team as nicely and Gareth Southgate will watch him more if he is taking part in in the Premier League.
“For me, if they get him he is going to be a exceptional addition however I’m curious to see how they would line up. United have: Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Daniel James, Mason Greenwood and possibly Sancho next season, even though you want that competition for younger players it ought to be problematic to see them all playing at the same time.
“If he is going to move someplace else, he needs to know that he is going to play regularly, there is no point going someplace else and not taking part in as much as you want. Ultimately, it is down to you, when you get the chance to exhibit you can play, you have to take it and show what you can do.
“Also, when you play overseas you always choose to go back to your home country.
When that occurs to be England and the Premier League, you’re going to jump at the chance if the right team comes in for you.
“He could be a great addition, he wants to step up, play, score and advance to the next stage of his development.
“Solskjaer is slowly, however surely, building up a team of younger players with a combine of experience, and as we can see, it has been getting results, so it is appropriate to see them moving in the right route and if Sancho is next then it will be outstanding for the team.”
Sancho left City for Germany in 2017 and has gone on to take in ninety appearances for Dortmund, with 31 goals recorded throughout those outings whilst additionally earning 11 senior caps with England.