- Jadon Sancho left United for Borussia Dortmund in 2017 and has since enjoyed a spectacular career in Germany and is currently linked with a return to the Premier League this summer
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is eager to reinforce its squad in a move to win back their title from the newly crowned Liverpool. He had been linked with a move to bring Sancho back to his squad.
The boss has watered down the claims terming them as insensible as he stated: ‘make no sense’ for Sancho to return.
“No, no, no, He decided to leave, why should he decide to come back?” Guardiola said in response to the claims.
“We wanted him to stay like Eric Garcia and Phil now. He decided like Leroy now, myself, I decided to move.
“It’s going to happen so when he decided to move to Dortmund, it’s not because he is going to decide to come back one year later.
“It would make no sense. He didn’t want to be here, so that is why he doesn’t want to come back here.” He added.
United have been reported as the most interested suitors in the race for Sancho and Chelsea stated to be keen on signing the winger too. Liverpool has previously expressed interest in the youngster too.
The 20-year-old is reported to have a personal interest in a move to the Premier League. He has two years left on his contract and Dortmund and a release clause of £110million for his signature which may force him to stay in Bundesliga for another season.
Guardiola stated that his club’s priority in the upcoming transfer window is majorly on a midfielder, a striker and a Centre-back.
“Some players have to be replaced,” he affirmed.
“In some areas, we will have to do this, not for the lack of quality, but for the absence of Vinny [Kompany] and David [Silva], while Fernandinho and Sergio [Aguero] have one year left on their contracts.” He added.
“But it’s not a disaster thing, or bad thing, it’s part of football for the age, for the normal situation and circumstances.” Concluded Guardiola.