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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stays mum on Jadon Sancho transfer

Jadon Sancho (Getty Images)
Jadon Sancho (Getty Images)

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer kept his cards close to his chest as discussions continued over Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.

The Old Trafford giants are hoping to make the 20-year-old their marquee signing in the summer transfer window when the impact of the coronavirus pandemic means few other clubs can get anywhere near Dortmund's lofty asking price.

The PA news agency understands discussions are ongoing about a deal for Sancho and Solskjaer gave little away when asked about the benefit of getting transfers completed early given the unusual backdrop.

"This transfer window is a long one and every transfer takes its course," he said. "It is what it is.

"At the moment, I've got no updates for you anyway so if there's any news, we'll update you."

The Dortmund star could be a United player by the end of the week after an 18-month long ordeal to secure his transfer.

United chief Ed Woodward is said to currently be tying up the loose ends of the deal.

He is expected to be given a five-year contact, and the Independent claim the 20-year-old is 'excited' at the prospect of joining United’s forward line.

- TEAMtalk media

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