Man Utd informed of Jadon Sancho travel plans as Borussia Dortmund deadline passes

Manchester United transfer target Jadon Sancho will be aboard Borussia Dortmund’s plane which is set to fly to Switzerland this morning for their pre-season training camp, putting serious doubts over a deal being struck.

Dortmund told United they would not accept a bid for Sancho if it arrives later than August 10.

The German side do not want their preparations for the new season interrupted by player sales.

Sancho has made it known that he would like to return to the Premier League, three years after he left Manchester City.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told his bosses to make Sancho a priority signings.

However, the Red Devils have failed to meet Dortmund’s £108million valuation and the chance to complete the transfer this summer may have passed them by.

Local Dortmund newspaper Ruhr Nachrichten claim a member of Lucien Favre’s staff was at the training ground on Sunday finalising the preparations for this morning’s flight.

Sancho is expected to return from London where he attended a friend’s party to join his team-mates.

The flight to Switzerland is due to set off at 9am (BST) and no bids will then be accepted, according to previous statements made by Dortmund’s chiefs.

“I assume that Jadon will go to training camp on Monday and play with us for the coming season,” sporting director Michael Zorc said last week.

Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke added: “There has never been an offer for Jadon, but we have pre-emptively given the minimum of what should be paid.

“So far, there has been no contact between Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United in terms of Sancho, either indirectly or through alleged intermediaries.”

Contrary to what Watzke claims, negotiations are thought to have been ongoing for many weeks.

Sancho is happy to pen a five-year contract and would take home a reported £350,000-a-week if he makes the switch.

Solskjaer has always remained coy on how the talks were progressing.

“We are looking into all transfers differently,” the Norwegian said.

“I’m not going to speak about individuals that are not our players. There is no update – we’ll give you an update when we can.”

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