Manchester United and Real Madrid set for battle for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho

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European giants Manchester United and Real Madrid are set for a battle to sign £100 million-rates Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho this summer. 

Sancho has established himself as one of the most promising talents in Europe this season, scoring 11 goals and providing 13 assists for Dortmund in the Bundesliga this season. In addition, the 19-year-old has broken into Gareth Southgate’s England side.

United have been linked with Sancho for some time and have been thought to be lining up a bid for when the transfer window reopens.

However, now Real are also interested in Sancho, according to the Independent. Manager Zinedine Zidane is widely expected to conduct a major rebuild of Los Blancos squad this season after a mediocre – by their standards – season.

Neither side would baulk at paying out £100 million, but with both sides interested it could result in a bidding war – which would no doubt please Dortmund bosses, who are known for selling if the price is right.

It is not thought likely that Sancho’s former club, Manchester City, would come in for him.