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Manchester United have watched this movie before and they know how it ends.

It's no secret that the Old Trafford side have been a long-term admirer of Jadon Sancho as they look to finally sign the Dortmund winger after their failed attempt last summer.

12 months ago they were confident that they could orchestrate a deal for the England international with his wish to move to the Premier League.

But the Bundesliga side stood their ground and defied odds to keep their prized asset for another year.

Dortmund gave United a 'take it or leave it' deadline with a £108million asking price for Sancho which the Red Devils failed to meet.

Manchester United are thought to be closing in long-term target Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund.
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And United need to be careful history doesn't repeat itself as it has been reported that BVB have given Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men a similar ultimatum this time around.

German newspaper Ruhr Nachrichten claims Dortmund's asking price of £82m plus bonuses is 'non-negotiable'.

Man Utd are still hoping to meet somewhere in the middle however as they lodged a bid in excess of £75million, according to the Daily Mail, after their initial offer of £67m plus around £8m in add-ons was rejected.

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United were given a August 10 deadline a year ago, but this summer it appears Solskjaer and his transfer team have even less time to agree a deal as Dortmund want Sancho's future sorted by the middle of next month.

It's imperative that United don't let him fall out of their grasp once again and there is no déjà vu for the Premier League side.

Despite the big occasion, Sancho has been asked about his future and if the talk is a distraction at Euro 2020.

Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho could be on their way to the Premier League
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He told talkSPORT: "No, I'm cool about it. You know, there's always going to be speculation, especially when you do well.

"It's just how you handle that on the pitch and just keep doing what you're doing.

"If you keep on doing that then I'm sure that won't be a problem because the main thing is my football and that's what I'm focused on at the moment.

"Of course all the boys have a lot of questions, you know.

"I feel like that's with a lot of players because we're all such great young talents and, you know, when you do well – again, like I said – speculation is always going to come around.

"Again, I just tell the boys, 'look, I'm just focused on football at the moment' and we just focus on the Euros, step by step."