The former Red Devils striker considers the highly-rated Borussia Dortmund forward would leap at the opportunity to secure a switch to Old Trafford.
Jadon Sancho wouldn’t “think twice” about making a move to Manchester United if the chance presented itself,” says former Red Devils striker Dimitar Berbatov.
The Borussia Dortmund winger is still heavily connected with a big-money switch to Old Trafford.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is far from his only suitor, but an offer to return Manchester for the former City academy graduate is expected to be tabled at some point.
Berbatov expects the gifted 20-year-old to embrace that opportunity, but admits it is tough to see where he would fit into an attacking unit in United that’s already well-stocked with exciting youngsters.
“There has been a whole lot of talk about Jadon Sancho moving to Manchester United, in his case, since he is English and Man United are in for you, I really don’t believe he will think twice about going there,” Berbatov informed Betfair.
“I’ve said it before, he’s the quality, the pace, the goals and the aids to perform for them, I am sure he would love to continue in the national team too and Gareth Southgate will watch him more if he’s playing in the Premier League.
“For me personally, if they get him he will be a fantastic addition but I am curious to see how they would line up. United have Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Daniel James, Mason Greenwood and maybe Sancho next year, despite the fact that you want to have that competition for young players it may be difficult to see them all playing at exactly the exact same time.
“If he will move somewhere else, he wants to know that he will play regularly, there’s absolutely not any use going someplace else and not playing as much as you desire. Ultimately, it’s down to you, when you have the opportunity to show you can play, you’ve got to take it and show what you can do.
“Additionally, when you play overseas you always need to return to your home country. When that happens to be England and the Premier League, you are going to jump at the opportunity if the perfect team comes in for you.
“He is a terrific addition, he wants to step up, play score and advance to the next phase of his development.
“Solskjaer is gradually, but surely, building a group of young players with a mixture of expertise, and as we can see, it’s been getting results, so it is great to see them moving in the right direction and if Sancho is next then it’ll be good for the team.”
Sancho left City for Germany in 2017 and has gone on to take in 90 looks for Dortmund, with 31 goals listed across those excursions while also earning 11 senior caps with England.