Jadon Sancho transfer state-of-play - Man United contract length, wage, Erik ten Hag verdict

Jadon Sancho
Jadon Sancho -Credit:AP Photo/Martin Meissner

Jadon Sancho may be out of sight at Manchester United after joining Borussia Dortmund on loan in January - but the winger certainly isn't out of mind after helping the Bundesliga side qualify for the semi-finals of the Champions League earlier this week.

The 24-year-old, who returned to Dortmund after falling out of favour under Erik ten Hag, started both legs of the Bundesliga side's 5-4 aggregate win over Atletico Madrid. It is the furthest Dortmund have progressed in the competition since reaching the 2013 final against Bayern Munich.

For Sancho, it has been quite the turnaround since re-joining the Bundesliga side in January, having found himself exiled at Old Trafford from August onwards after a public falling out with Ten Hag.

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On Friday, ahead of United's FA Cup semi-final with Coventry City, Ten Hag revealed that he watched Sancho's performance in Tuesday's quarter-final win against Atletico closely and was impressed with his contribution.

Speaking in his pre-match press conference, Ten Hag said: "It was a fantastic game - Dortmund against Atletico Madrid. Great performance from Dortmund and for Jadon it's good news, he made his contribution to the result for Dortmund.

"No (nothing has changed about his future), but we know Jadon Sancho is a fantastic football player, so that is not a surprise for us. That is not the issue."

The 24-year-old, who cost £73m in 2021 after a long-running transfer saga, has struggled to ever get his career at Old Trafford going in the two-and-half seasons before his return to Dortmund. In total, he has played 82 games for the Reds under four different managers - Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Michael Carrick, Ralf Rangnick and Ten Hag - but failed to establish himself as an ever-present under those tasked with returning United to its former glories.

Despite the success of his return, Dortmund have played down their chances of signing Sancho permanently due to the finances that would likely be involved in any deal for the 24-year-old, who is reported to be earning close to £300,000 on his contract, valid until 2026, at Old Trafford.

Since returning to Germany, Sancho has made 14 appearances in all competitions and is set to add to that in the coming weeks as Edin Terzic's side complete their Bundesliga and Champions League campaigns.