Manchester United are moving. Slowly. A first offer has been submitted for Jadon Sancho.

This is according to German newspaper BILD. At a reported £60 million plus add ons it is well short of Dortmund’s asking price.

It is a start though, and hopefully negotiations will snowball from here.

The negotiations have begun
The negotiations have begun (Photo by Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund via Getty Images)

This week up until this point it had looked like no progress was being made. This offer at least shows United are attempting to get a deal done early.

Tying up a transfer before Euro 2020 would be huge. England’s first game is on Sunday against Croatia.

There is a risk Sancho’s price tag may rocket through strong performances at the tournament and it makes sense to move quickly.


Second bid will be needed

Lowballing Dortmund may not be the smartest idea after the botched negotiations last summer, so United’s strategy comes with a risk.

Sancho though is reported to be keen to get his future sorted and wants to sign with United, Sportbild report.

While it is good to see the snail’s paced negotiations progressing, United supporters reacted to reports of the first bid with a mix of impatience, encouragement, and trepidation.

Others just want the whole saga to be over. United have other targets too, and this was a deal which really should have been done last summer.

Here is a look at some of the reaction on social media…

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