Report confirms potential Sancho alternative for Man United was left out today amid ongoing transfer negotiations

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The Jadon Sancho situation has dragged on for so long that every half decent winger has now been linked with a move to Man United as a possible alternative.

Schalke’s Welsh star Rabbi Matondo’s name has kept coming up before disappearing again, with a recent report from Walesonline indicating that there was plenty of interest in the youngster and Man United had made contact about a potential transfer.

It would be a strange one for United because he would be seen in a similar way to Dan James – a pacey youngster who could become a great player – but you wouldn’t back him to come in and take the team to the next level.

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It’s never been clear how serious that approach from Man United was, but it’s interesting to see that he was left out of the Schalke team today as negotiations for a possible transfer are still ongoing:

Man United aren’t named as the potential destination there and a move to Atalanta could even be the better move for Matondo.

He would join an exciting team who play attacking football while there won’t be a great deal of pressure on him to deliver at the highest level straight away.

United’s approach to transfers has been all over the place this summer so nothing would be a total surprise at this stage, but they will need to move quickly if they are serious about signing Matondo.

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