Former Borussia Dortmund midfielder Steffen Freund insists Jadon Sancho is ready to play for Manchester United or Liverpool.
The 20-year-old is reportedly set to quit Dortmund and join the Premier League in a big-money move this summer.
Jadon Sancho could be on the move this summer
However, Freund, who played for the Bundesliga giants for five years from 1993, has warned Sancho about leaving Germany too soon, citing Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic.
Jovic has started just four LaLiga games and scored twice since completing a £54million transfer to Los Blancos from Eintracht Frankfurt last summer.
And Freund believes Sancho, who has 17 goals and registered 18 assists this term, would be better off staying at Dortmund for another year.
He told Jadon is ready to play for Liverpool or Man United, no question, because his stats are unbelievable. That shows that he can take the next step.
In the Borussia Dortmund side with [Erling] Haaland, [Julian] Brandt improving, with Emre Can signing, with changing to a back-three that suits Sancho.
Steffen Freund helped Borussia Dortmund win the Champions League in 1997 and also has Premier League experience from his time at Tottenham
It would be good for him to play for Borussia Dortmund now and next year so that he will have more match time.
Hes only 20, so why not play for Borussia Dortmund? Were not talking about Freiburg or Paderborn, were talking about Borussia Dortmund, one of the top 20 clubs in Europe.
Remember Jovic, who moved to Real Madrid from Eintracht Frankfurt, hes not playing. If you have an offer from Real Madrid you think, I have to go.
No, you don’t have to go because the salaries in the Bundesliga are on a good level, too, not as much as Real Madrid or the Premier League, though.
But you can earn good money and improve and not make too much of a big step at once.
So for Jadon to move to Man United with that pressure, they are struggling to qualify for the Champions League, so maybe its better to stay another year in Dortmund.
Luka Jovic has struggled for form since leaving Eintracht Frankfurt for Real Madrid last summer
Sancho is valued at around £120m by Dortmund chiefs.
But Freund reckons the England forwards valuation will drop due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has forced Bundesliga matches to be held behind closed doors.
He added: If the offer comes in and the people from Borussia Dortmund think its right then they will sell him.
“With the coronavirus, if something goes wrong in the Bundesliga and we cant see football until the end the year, then its not the right moment to talk about players, they cost so much money.
I think the price will drop anyway. All the clubs in Germany are losing a lot of money.
Its not the same without money from tickets and sponsors and so itll be difficult to keep your best players.
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