Manchester United have finally announced the signing of Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund. While the move was agreed immediately after Euro 2020, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed there were final pieces of paperwork that needed to be completed.
Sancho, who played for rivals Manchester City at youth level, has claimed it’s a dream come true to move to Old Trafford.
I’ll always be grateful to Dortmund for giving me the opportunity to play first team football, although I always knew that I would return to England one day. The chance to join Manchester United is a dream come true and I just cannot wait to perform in the Premier League. This is a young and exciting squad and I know, together, we can develop into something special to bring the success that the fans deserve. I am looking forward to working with the Manager and his coaching team to further develop my game.
Solskjaer talked of his delight over finally getting the player.
Jadon epitomises the type of player I want to bring to the club, he is a forward player in the best traditions of Manchester United. He will form an integral part of my squad for years to come and we look forward to seeing him blossom. His goals and assists records speak for themselves and he will also bring tremendous pace, flair and creativity to the team.