BORUSSIA DORTMUND are ready to sell Jadon Sancho with club chief Michael Zorc admitting "you don't have to be a prophet" to realise his future is elsewhere.
Manchester United are favourites to land the England winger, 19, next summer with a transfer fee upwards of £100million being touted.
Jadon Sancho has fast emerged as one of the Bundesliga's top playersCredit: Getty – Contributor
Michael Zorc is resigned to losing Sancho to a big-money buyer eventuallyCredit: Rex Features
With high hopes for next summer at the Euros, Sancho could be the player to watch out for during the tournament.
He has already impressed at the Signal Iduna Stadion and kicked on last season where he scored 13 goals with 18 assists.
This term he has four goals and six assists in all competitions as Dortmund look to topple rivals Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
Zorc said: "No decision has been made.
"But you don't have to be a prophet to know he won't play here for another five years.
"He has taken this positive development [at Dortmund]. I doubt that would have been possible with top English clubs.
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"We trust players very early, and we are not afraid to let them play. He acknowledges that."
While United would be unlikely to make a move this January — where Solskjaer said they are looking for a striker — next summer looks the most likely.
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Zorc added: "He's an instinctive footballer, a street footballer, he's always a footballer, but he's always setting new limits.
"He does not sit back satisfied. He wants to play football successfully and beautifully.
"That alone is his motivation."