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Manchester United make Jadon Sancho their priority

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He’s a good player IMO.

England Training Session
Jadon Sancho on international duty.
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Manchester United have made Borussia Dortmund teenager Jadon Sancho their target for the summer.

The Independent reports that United are ahead of Champions League holders Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain in the pursuit of the England international winger.

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to improve the speed and youth available to him in attack, and would add Sancho to make a front three of Sancho, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial.

Sancho is expected to cost £100 million, which is within the budget of United but does raise a number of obstacles and worries still to be solved at the club. If the vast majority of the transfer budget goes towards this signing, then it means the absolute clowns Phil Jones and Chris Smalling will likely get plenty more first team minutes next season, which would make the whole idea of improving the rest of the squad ridiculous - you cannot win the league with an absolutely garbage defence, and that is what Jones and Smalling ensure.

Another problem that is highlighted is the continue presence of football blight Alexis Sanchez. The winger is on £500,000 a week at Old Trafford and is not stupid, so has no intention of leaving on the cheap. Finding a club for him to move to, even on a free transfer, is close to impossible given his absolutely ridiculous wages.

That means that Solskjaer might face next season with Sanchez clogging up the side, unable to pass to anyone in a red shirt and often unable to control the ball using his feet. At least Marouane Fellaini was shipped out for his similar lack of talent, so there is hope that Solskjaer will find a way to bin the Chilean this summer.