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Dimitar Berbatov: 'Jadon Sancho would not think twice about Man United move'

Berbatov: 'Sancho would not think twice about Man Utd move'
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Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov claims that Jadon Sancho would be a "great addition" to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad at Old Trafford.

Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has claimed that Jadon Sancho would jump at the chance to join the club this summer and has backed the winger to be a "great addition" to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad.

Sancho's future is set to become the main talking point of the next transfer window with a host of Europe's top clubs interested in his signature, but it is United who have been most strongly linked with the 20-year-old Borussia Dortmund star.

Berbatov believes that a move to Old Trafford would be a good fit for both parties, but warned that his arrival could leave United with an overload of competition in the forward areas.

"This week there's been a lot of talk about Jadon Sancho moving to Manchester United, in his case, because he's English and Man United are in for you, I don't think he will think twice about moving there," Berbatov told Betfair.

"I have said it before, he has the quality, the pace, the goals and the assists to play for them, I'm sure he would like to continue in the national team as well and Gareth Southgate will watch him more if he is playing in the Premier League. For me, if they get him he is going to be a great addition but I'm curious to see how they would line up.

"United have Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Daniel James, Mason Greenwood and possibly Sancho next season, even though you want that competition for young players it could be tricky to see them all playing at the same time. If he is going to move somewhere else, he needs to know that he is going to play regularly, there is no point going somewhere else and not playing as much as you want.

"Ultimately, it is down to you, when you get the chance to show you can play, you have to take it and show what you can do. Also, when you play abroad you always want to go back to your home country. When that happens to be England and the Premier League, you're going to jump at the chance if the right team comes in for you.

"He could be a great addition, he needs to step up, play, score and advance to the next stage of development. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is slowly, but surely, building up a team of young players with a mix of experience. As we can see, it has been getting results, so it's good to see them moving in the right direction and if Sancho is next then it will be great for the team."

Sancho has scored 14 goals and created 16 more in just 23 Bundesliga appearances for Borussia Dortmund this season.

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