Jadon Sancho scored three more goals for Borussia Dortmund on Sunday afternoon to show why Manchester United are so desperate to sign him.
Sancho netted a second half hat-trick as Dortmund beat Paderborn 6-1, to consolidate their position in second place in the Bundesliga table.
This was Dortmund’s fourth game back, and Sancho’s first start, after featuring as a substitute in the first three.
Sancho had a quiet first half, before kicking into gear after the break.
He scored his first goal after arriving late into the box to connect with a cross from the left-side, to extend Dortmund’s lead to 2-0.
His second goal was even more impressive, coming just after Paderborn had pulled one back, with Sancho making it 3-1.
He received the ball in the centre of the box, just behind the penalty spot, before shimmying, and shooting powerfully into the right-hand corner, which the goalkeeper got a hand to but could not keep out.
There was still time for one more as Sancho added his team’s sixth goal in stoppage time to complete a one-sided victory.
These goals were a reminder of just how special Sancho is, and what a game changer he already is at such a young age.
In 27 Bundesliga games this season, Sancho now has 17 goals and 16 assists.
This is a staggering record, meaning Sancho is contributing at a rate of more than a goal a game this season.
Add in cup goals and he has 20 goals and 18 assists this season so far.
It is little wonder Manchester United are continually linked with paying a club record fee to sign him, one which SkySports report could be £100 million.
In the victory over Paderborn, Sancho completed 92 per cent of his passes, and created 5 chances.
Performances like this will not help keep his price down at all, but with the talent he has, they are inevitable.
United will have to pay big to get him. Especially if he has a few more performances like this up his sleeve in upcoming weeks.
Here is a look at how United supporters reacted to Sancho’s super show…
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