Sport Man Utd no longer see Jadon Sancho as a 'priority' because of Mason Greenwood
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New attacking partnership?
Jadon Sancho has looked back to his magical best in recent weeks for Borussia Dortmund after returning from injury.
Last weekend, the Englishman scored two goals in a 3-2 win over RB Leipzig to keep the club firmly in the race for Champions League qualification.
Sancho has now netted 14 goals and contributed 18 assists in all competitions in 2020/21, the third season in a row that he's surpassed 30 goal involvements.
The 20-year-old superstar's numbers are mighty impressive and it's no wonder that the Premier League's top clubs continue to be linked with a move for him.
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Manchester United were close to signing Sancho last summer and it was thought they would move for the Englishman again after the conclusion of this season.
However, that may not be the case now after the stellar performances of one player in recent weeks.
That man is Mason Greenwood, with the 19-year-old prodigy starring on the right-wing forof late.
Thestarlet scored in the 3-1 victory over Aston Villa last Sunday and according to , the Red Devils have been so impressed with him that they no longer view Sancho as a "priority".
Samuel Luckhurst writes: "United no longer deem Jadon Sancho a priority, partially because of Greenwood. He is their standout right 'winger' and offers better balance in the attack."
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Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho is on Liverpool’s list of potential summer arrivals, according to journalist Christian Falk. The Lowdown: Sancho exit possible The 21-year-old has continued to excel for the Bundesliga giants this season, scoring 16 goals in all competitions and outlining his reputation as one of Europe’s best young players. Sancho continues to […]The 21-year-old has continued to excel for the Bundesliga giants this season, scoring 16 goals in all competitions and outlining his reputation as one of Europe’s best young players.
It really has been quite a turnaround for the teenage sensation after a mixed start to the 2020/21 campaign.
In his first 23 Premier League appearances of the season, Greenwood only managed one goal and a solitary assist, a very poor return for a player of his quality.
But in his last five outings in the English top-flight with United, theinternational has lived up to his glowing reputation by netting five goals and contributing one assist.
If he can continue that form, United certainly do not need to spend big on Sancho this summer.
However, they would still need to acquire a back-up to Greenwood, as the club do not currently possess enough depth in the right-wing position.
Has Greenwood made a perfectly-timed dart into the England squad? .
Even if Gareth Southgate didn't have the luxury of an expanded squad of 26, it would be incredibly difficult to ignore the 19-year-old and his impeccably-timed burst of scoring.Ahead of the 2018 World Cup it was the uncapped 19-year-old Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold and midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who'd played well on loan at Crystal Palace from Chelsea.