Manchester City have decided not to use the ‘first refusal‘ clause in Jadon Sancho’s contract, according to the Daily Mirror, as he continues to be linked with a number of top European clubs. The former City player has a clause in his contract allowing the club to match any offer deemed acceptable by Borussia Dortmund, and start negotiations with the player.
Jadon Sancho left Manchester City in the summer of 2017, with a move to German side Borussia Dortmund. The £8 million deal included a clause in the winger’s contract, if he were to flourish into the player many tipped him to be.
The Englishman refused to turn up to training to force the move through, and the understanding from the current Premier League champions is that they are NOT looking to bring him back.
With Manchester City already locked in contract talks with Leroy Sané, as the German’s exit looks evermore likely, the club will surely be looking for a winger in the summer window. Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez are the only fit, natural wingers available at the moment. However, Bernardo Silva has shown he is just as competent out on the right.
Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea are the three main Premier League clubs interested in bringing Jadon Sancho back to England, and Manchester City’s stance on their former player will only give a boost to any other sides wanting to bring him to their club.
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