Manchester United to replace Jadon Sancho
with Rabbi Matondo
Manchester United recognized Schalke 04 winger Rabbi Matondo as a back-up transfer target if they can’t land first-choice Jadon Sancho this summer.
The Red Devils are believed to be driving the race for 20-year-old Sancho, who has enjoyed another season with Borussia Dortmund and has been intensely connected with a move away when the window reopens.
In any case, Dortmund are probably not going to sell for anything under £100m, which could end up being a sticking point in the post-coronavirus market.
The Manchester Evening News reports that United have been weighing up alternative option if they are can’t afford Jason Sancho asking price, and that Rabbi Matondo is one of the names on their list.
Like Sancho, the 19-year-old came from Manchester City academy and left for the Bundesliga looking for progressively regular first-team possibilities.
Rabbi Matondo, who has make 14 appearances for Schalke this season, he fits United’s ideal profile of young, British players, and the club view him as a generally okay and low cost options.
The winger is a regular member of Wales team under ex-Man United sturdy Ryan Giggs, who is likewise comprehended to have recommended Joe Rodon to the club.