Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho has hailed his team-mates and revealed he ‘loves playing’ with them, MySportDab reports.
After months of endless speculation about his future, Sancho returned to football again for 45 minutes in a pre-season friendly match against Austrian club SC Rheindorf Altach.
Sancho is a player wanted by Manchester United this summer but the Old Trafford club have failed to reach an agreement with Dortmund.
However, Dortmund have stated they expect Jadon Sancho to stay with them for another Bundesliga season.
Sancho had not spoken to the media for the past few months but broke his silence on Wednesday.
The 20-year-old expressed his happiness at playing with Dortmund’s young talented players and hinted at staying at the club.
“I love playing here lot. It is a special place,” Sancho said.
“We’ve some quality young players coming up. I am very happy to play on the pitch with them and help them.
“I was once there before, playing with the senior guys. I am very happy for them.
“I joined at 17. Some of the players are the same age. I was there and done that.
“I can help them to know what’s good and what isn’t. I can also motivate them.”
🚨 JADON SANCHO HAS SPOKEN 🚨
And it doesn't sound like he's planning on leaving Borussia Dortmund any time soon 🧐 pic.twitter.com/7faFluMd4A
— Goal (@goal) August 12, 2020
Despite the slow negotiations, United remained determined to sign Jadon Sancho before the summer transfer window is closed.
MySportDab understands that Sancho may have to force the transfer by submitting a transfer request.