“It suggested that if Dortmund were able to access an extra year on his contract, which could be possible if they don’t receive the fee they believe he’s worth – that value will go up to €223million.
“I’m sure that will be cited in discussions by Dortmund, and will also be used by Jadon Sancho’s representatives in any discussions with Dortmund should it come to a point where he ends up staying at Dortmund and extending his contract – with a release clause in place next season.
“Dortmund have today [Tuesday] made it known through the German press that they want to put a deadline on this, they want any deal to be done by the 10th of August, that’s the date they’ve told German press that they want the matter resolved.”
United return to action on Thursday evening when they take on Aston Villa in the Premier League (8.15pm).
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