Liverpool on alert: forward signs new deal but BVB open up possibility of sale

Borussia Dortmund starlet Jadon Sancho has penned new terms with the Bundesliga giant that will see his wages rocket to roughly £190k/week, says the Mirror.

The long-term deal puts Dortmund in a strong position regarding the eventual sale of the English winger, which CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has suggested is an inevitability.

“A chief of one of the super clubs asked me back in spring if there was a chance [to sign Sancho] but I told him straight away he should forget about it and he never contacted me again,” Watzke told Ruhr Nachrichten, via MEN.

“There aren’t many 19-year-olds with such a potential.

“He is also not a player from the region or one who would have any connection to it.

“When you have a player like Jadon Sancho, you must reassess the situation every single year. Everything else would not be honest.

“If a foreign player is not convinced that the club is right for him at the exact time, it just does not make any sense [to keep him].”

We’d absolutely love Sancho at Liverpool one day, especially as our main rivals Manchester City allowed him to leave the Etihad for minimal money a few years back.

He’s an elite level wing-forward who could complement and rotate with our front-three – the kind we do not have in the squad right now.

The drop off between Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and then Divock Origi, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain when he plays up top – is vast.

City have the likes of Riyad Mahrez and Gabriel Jesus warming their bench, so if we’re to compete on four fronts regularly, another world-class attacker should sign when the time is right.

Maybe next summer is when we’ll go big in the transfer market once again, after a practically non-existent 2019.