Sancho completes Dortmund move

first_imgTransfers Sancho takes Dembele’s Dortmund number as he completes move away from Man City Last updated 2 years ago 23:34 8/31/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Jadon Sancho Manchester City Getty Images Transfers Borussia Dortmund Manchester City Bundesliga Premier League The highly-rated teenager has left the Etihad Stadium for the Bundesliga, where he takes on the number of the new Barcelona signing Manchester City youngster Jadon Sancho has completed a transfer to the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund, the clubs confirmed on Thursday.The 17-year-old was considered one of the stars of the City academy, but came into conflict with the club over a new contract. Dortmund 6/1 to win Bundesliga Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Goal revealed earlier in August that the youngster had said his goodbyes to his City youth team colleagues in the middle of July.The final breakdown in relations came when City left Sancho out of their pre-season squad that toured the United States this summer.That stand-off proved to Dortmund’s benefit, as they swooped to sign the former Watford trainee on deadline day. Sancho posed with his new shirt after the transfer was confirmed, taking up Ousmane Dembele’s old No. 7 for BVB. Der BVB verpflichtet Toptalent Jadon #Sancho (17) von @ManCity! // Borussia Dortmund sign Jadon Sancho from Manchester City!— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) 31 de agosto de 2017While the transfer fee has not been disclosed for the teenager, it is believed that Dortmund and City settled on a figure higher than the £190,000 the Premier League club would have been entitled to in compensation had BVB negotiated directly with Sancho. Several top English clubs, including Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham, had shown interest in Sancho, but they would have had to agree a compensation deal directly with City.It is understood that the Manchester club’s desire not to sell their wonderkid to a Premier League rival led to them demanding an elevated fee which none of his suitors were willing to match.Sancho is yet to make his professional debut, but he has become a fixture in England’s Under-17 team, winning the Player of the Tournament gong in May as the Three Lions reached the UEFA European Championship final.last_img

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