Manchester City 17-year-old, Jadon Sancho has put pen to paper to permanent, long term deal to Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund worth around £10million with a sell-on clause included.
Sancho will wear number seven jersey vacated by Ousmane Dembele, who recently joined Barcelona. Contributing of at least a goal or an assist every game as England finished runners-up to Spain, the wonderkid Sancho was chosen as player of tournament as the UEFA Under-17 European Championship.
“We’re really pleased that Jadon Sancho, one of Europe’s brightests young talents, will be a Dortmund player,” said Michael Zorc, BVB sporting director. “We’re convinced that we could help this still-young player to develop his game and – in the medium term – he will become a real addition.”
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After his exclusion from pre-season tour of the USA, he has not been to training and is having some second thoughts with his future at Ethiad stadium.
Borussia Dortmund announced the signing on their official Twitter account:
Der BVB verpflichtet Toptalent Jadon #Sancho (17) von @ManCity! // Borussia Dortmund sign Jadon Sancho from Manchester City! pic.twitter.com/sQdseX0ulO
— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) August 31, 2017