Sancho's Dortmund future undecided amid Man United links

Jadon Sancho, with three goals and four assists this season, continues to be linked with move to Manchester United as his form for Borussia Dortmund attracts interest.

Jadon Sancho already has scored three goals and set up another four in the Bundesliga this season.   -  Getty Images

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said no decision has been made on the future of reported Manchester United target Jadon Sancho.

Dortmund star Sancho continues to be linked with a big-money move to Premier League giant United, which has reportedly identified the England international as a top potential addition.

The Red Devils tried to lure Sancho to Old Trafford during the off-season, however, it was unsuccessful in bringing the 19-year-old back to England after he left Manchester City for Dortmund in 2017.

Asked about Sancho's future beyond 2020, Zorc told Kicker: "No decision has been made. But you don't have to be a prophet to know he won't play here for another five years."

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Sancho has established himself as one of Europe's most promising talents after leaving Premier League champion City two years ago.

He scored 12 goals and supplied 14 assists as Dortmund finished runner-up to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga last season, while Sancho already has struck three times and set up another four in the top flight this term.

"He has taken this positive development [at Dortmund]. I doubt that would have been possible with top English clubs," Zorc said. "We trust the players very early, and we are not afraid to let them play. He acknowledges that."

Zorc added: "He's an instinctive footballer, a street footballer, he's always a footballer, but he's always setting new limits. He does not sit back satisfied. He wants to play football successfully and beautifully. That alone is his motivation."

Dortmund is eighth in the Bundesliga after six games, three points adrift of leader Bayern following back-to-back draws.

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