Manchester United have now finally agreed personal terms with Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, MySportDab reports.
United are now negotiating with Dortmund about the transfer fee which is the most important part of the deal.
The Red Devils have been monitoring the English star since last year, but failed to pay Borussia Dortmund’s demands of £108m.
Now, According to German Newspaper Bild, Manchester United have submitted their opening bid of £60million (€69.5m) to Dortmund.
United submitted the bid after reaching an agreement with Jadon Sancho’s representatives on personal terms.
MySportDab understands that United’s first bid of €69.5m has now been rejected by Dortmund, but negotiations will continue.
Dortmund want a fee around £78m plus add ons to sell Jadon Sancho this summer.
Dortmund chiefs are aware that have the stronger in the negotiations and are trying to recoup enough money from this Sancho deal.
According to Transfer Expert, Fabrizio Romano, the financial agreements between Sancho’s party and United are already done, the only thing left is for the two clubs to reach an agreement.
At United, Sancho would earn around £13m per year and become one of the highest paid footballers in England.
It is massive pay rise from his current contract at Borussia Dortmund, where Sancho earned £7m with the Bundesliga Club.
Recent Champions League winners Chelsea are also interested in Sancho, who grew up in south London.
Chelsea Coach Thomas Tuchel is a big fan of Sancho and could hijack any deal taking Sancho to Old Trafford.
Chelsea are expected to spend big again in the transfer market this summer.
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