After failing to land him last summer, the Red Devils are supposedly set to revive their pursuit of the Dortmund star this summer.
Jadon Sancho’s arrival could “stunt the growth” of Mason Greenwood at Manchester United, Jamie Carragher has warned.
Greenwood recently became the highest-scoring teenager (16 goals) in Man United’s history, taking over the record from club legend Wayne Rooney.
The 19-year-old has continued his form from his breakthrough season and has 17 goal involvements across all competitions this term.
Despite the wealth of attacking talent at their disposal, United reportedly have not given up on Jadon Sancho and are understood to be preparing to bid for him in the summer transfer market.
“There’s a lot of talk about [Edinson] Cavani today because he’s signed, but the big thing for me is Greenwood,” Carragher told Sky Sports, via Mirror. “I think he’s a superstar.
“In terms of bringing Sancho in, if you bring him in he’s got to play probably 70 to 80 per cent of games on the right hand side.
“You’ve either got a really old guy who has done brilliantly or a really young guy who is maybe not ready physically to lead the line for United.
“I think Greenwood has started 19 games this season. Next season that natural progression is to go to 30, 35 starts.
“I think he’s brilliant at that, I really do. I think physically it helps him because he’s not straight down the middle holding the ball up.
“I’d just be really wary for Manchester United, if they brought Sancho in, would that stunt the growth of Mason Greenwood?”