The long awaited deal of the English football sensation and winger Jadon Sancho has finally come to a conclusion after Borussia Dortmund acknowledged the player is leaving the club.
The announcement came after Manchester United resolved issues where they failed to agree on personal terms last summer but after terms were agreed, the star will soon be unveiled at Old Trafford.
Jadon Malik Sancho is an English professional footballer and has played senior football as a winger for only German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund since 2017.
A deal in principle has been agreed between the two parties and Manchester United will pay £72.9M to Dormund with Manchester City getting 15% percent as per the sell-on clause they negotiated as part of his £8m move to Dortmund in 2017.
He is the youngest of the players with the most assists in Europe’s top five leagues since the 2018-19 season, with (age):
48 – Thomas Müller (31)
43 – Lionel Messi (34)
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35 – Filip Kostic (28)
34 – Ángel Di María (33)
34 – Kevin De Bruyne (30)
Still to note, Jadon Sancho registered 10+ assists in each of his last three Bundesliga campaigns, becoming the first Englishman to reach 10 assists in three straight seasons in Europe’s top five leagues since David Beckham between 1997-98 and 2000-01 (four seasons). Devilish.
More to that, Jadon Sancho has been directly involved in 33 league goals following a ball carry since the start of 2018-19 (11G, 22A); only Lionel Messi (39) has contributed to more in this manner over that period in Europe’s top five leagues. Baller.
Jadon Sancho has had an Outrageous output being directly involved in a league goal once every 87.4 minutes since the start of the 2018/19 season.
◉ 6,819 minutes
◉ 41 assists
◉ 37 goals