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Manchester United consider Bundesliga star as cheap alternative to Jadon Sancho transfer

Manchester United are reportedly considering a transfer swoop for Schalke winger Rabbi Matondo as a cheap alternative to Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.

The Red Devils could do with strengthening in attack, but it may be that they will struggle to splash out on a big name like Sancho this summer as all clubs are sure to be hit with financial difficulties due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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According to the Manchester Evening News, this could see Man Utd try a cheaper move for Matondo instead, with the 19-year-old looking another impressive talent currently playing in the Bundesliga.

Matondo has also had spells with Cardiff City and Manchester City in the past, but has been one of a growing number of British players to try their luck with a move abroad at an early age.

United are now being linked with a move to potentially bring him back to the Premier League, but the MEN do not explain precisely how much cheaper he’d be than Sancho.

The Welshman is clearly a big prospect, however, and fits the bill in terms of being a young British talent, similar to others recently signed by MUFC boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

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