Man Utd transfer news: Ousmane Dembele 'very close' to complete a move to Old Trafford
During the summer, Manchester United was linked with a large sum for Jadon Sancho.
Despite Borussia Dortmund insisting that the Englishman will stay in Germany for the 2020/21 season, there is still hope United can make a sensational late contract.
Those hopes only increased on Tuesday afternoon when it was announced that Sancho would not be with Dortmund's side in the German Super Cup clash with Bayern Munich.
Dortmund cites a 'respiratory infection' that prevents him from accompanying goalkeeper Roman Burki. However, both test positive for coronavirus.
Naturally, United supporters read between the lines and assumed this was confirmation that Sancho would join their club ahead of Monday's transfer deadline date.
However, almost at the same time that the news came out that Sancho was not in Dortmund's squad for their Super Cup clash, rather interesting reports were broken in Spain.
Spain's AS newspaper reported that Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele is now 'very close' to signing United in a contract of between 50 million euros and 60 million euros. Fun88 Trang chu They wrote: “Barcelona's Dembele is very close to ending his transfer to Manchester United. According to the information received, Barca will accept an offer of 50 to 60 million euros for the French winger ".
The Spanish club wants to sell Dembele to sign Memphis Depay.
Dembele arrived at Camp Not for 130 million euros from Borussia Dortmund three years ago. However, his time in Spain has been repeatedly traumatized. Fun88 Trang chu The 23-year-old has only played 52 matches in La Liga, only 5 appearances in the 2019/20 season.
However, he is still young and 50 million euros - 60 million euros could prove to be a bargain if he can fulfill his amazing potential.
There is no doubt about the downgrade of Sancho but considering the start of their season, United fans will be happy to be linked to a new signing. Fun88 the page Whether it was all just a smokescreen before their late move for Sancho or not was still to be seen.
But what is certain is that these are going to be a few very exciting transfer days at Old Trafford.