Liverpool youngster in-demand, as Dortmund star is linked with United switch

Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and 1. FSV Mainz 05
Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund celebrates after scoring. Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images.

With most of Europe’s top leagues now in the final stretch of their campaigns, little attention is on summer transfer activity.

However, here are a few of the stories doing the rounds in the media:

Liverpool star linked with Schalke move

According to Sky Sports, German Bundesliga outfit Schalke are interested in signing Liverpool starlet Taiwo Awoniyi.

The Nigerian under-23 international is currently out on loan at Belgian club Mouscron, as the youngster does not qualify for a work permit, so is unable to play for his parent club.

The Sky report claims that the Reds would be looking to loan out the 21-year-old again in the summer. However, that if the Merseysiders did decide to sell the forward they would be looking for close to £15million to part company with the highly-rated youngster.

Dortmund star linked with a move to United

According to the Daily Telegraph, Manchester United are set to do battle with big-spending French outfit PSG for Dortmund starlet Jadon Sancho, who is rated in the £100-million bracket.

The 18-year-old is regarded as one of the brightest young stars in the world game after enjoying a meteoric rise in the past year or so. This season the young winger has been a sensation for Dortmund, who he joined from United’s city rivals Manchester City at just 16-year-old.

Sancho has scored eight times in 17 Bundesliga appearances this season, with his form leading to a call-up to the full England squad. The youngster is expected to have a bright future.

His rise has not gone unnoticed at Europe’s top clubs and it seems unlikely that the youngster will remain with the German club for much longer.

BVB have a reputation as a club that polishes hidden gems and sells them on for a profit, Sancho could be the last star to be sold after making a big impact at the German club.

Will Jadon Sancho move on this summer?

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