Manchester United abandoned Sancho after calculating cost at almost €250m

  • United’s figure includes money to Dortmund, player and agent
  • Club decided it would not be prudent in economic climate

Manchester United walked away from signing Jadon Sancho after they concluded the transfer would cost close to €250m (£227m) because of Borussia Dortmund’s €120m price for the forward plus his wage demand and the fee wanted by his agent, Emeka Obasi. United, it is understood, decided this was not viable in the coronavirus-affected economic climate.

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