Manchester United have officially announced the signing of Jadon Sancho, much to the excitement of the entire United fanbase. The former Borussia Dortmund winger has claimed that it is a dream come true to join the Reds and believes that this special group can bring success for the fans.
The 21-year-old has enjoyed an impressive four year stint in Germany, where he has directly contributed to 114 goals for the Yellow & Blacks. However, it is clear that he always wanted to return to his home country.Embed from Getty Images
Speaking to the club website, Sancho said: “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.”
It is a transfer that has been long awaited by the supporters, with United’s interest in the winger going back to 2017. Ole Gunnar Solskjær said: “We’ve followed Jadon [Sancho] for a long, long time. He is a player that we’ve targeted, we think his qualities will fit right in here at Manchester United.Embed from Getty Images
“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.
“Old Trafford will give him the platform he needs to release his untapped talent and perform at the highest level. For a player of his age, Jadon has already achieved a great deal and showed the courage to go and prove himself abroad. We all look forward to welcoming Jadon to the squad as we prepare for the new campaign.”