Jadon Sancho has reflected on his first season with Manchester United as he recalls some of his England teammates trying to convince him to join Liverpool or Chelsea
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However, things could have been very different had his countrymen played for opponents Premier League the club had their way.
Sancho was called up to his first England squad in October 2018 and claims there have been further attempts to try to convince him to move to Anfield or Stamford Bridge while he is on international duty.
However, he insists his interest in service only “turned serious” after the Euros, as the Red Devils stepped up their pursuit and agreed a fee with Dortmund.
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“I met Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford, Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw with the national team,” said Sancho Sky Sports Deutschland. “They always say: ‘Come to United’.
“There were people from Chelsea and Liverpool who tried to convince me of their clubs, but things only really got serious after Euro 2020.”
Sancho has scored a notable 16 goals and 20 assists in his final season with Dortmund, while he has only managed five goals and two assists two-thirds of the way. during his first campaign with United.
Before City of Manchester The academy star admits he embarked on a steep academic journey when he joined the Reds but insists he is starting to “freedom”.
“I am very self-critical,” added Sancho. “It was definitely not my best season, but I learned a lot. A new league, new teammates.
“I can say that now I’m really starting to be free. I’m feeling more and more relaxed and happy.”
Sancho has enjoyed success in recent weeks, scoring three goals and two assists in his last eight appearances in all competitions.
Arguably his best performance in a Reds shirt against Leeds at the end of February, when he provided his first assist for the club and quickly added a second in a 4-2 win.
However, Sancho wanted to emphasize that further improvements were to be made, saying: “I was voted man of the match – I can say it was one of my best performances. for Manchester United.
“But for me, it’s still growth. I can do a lot better.”
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