Reported Liverpool target Jadon Sancho has been given a €100million price tag (around £87million), according to ESPN.
German outlet BILD claimed in April that the displays of the Borussia Dortmund and England winger have “not gone unnoticed” by Anfield boss Jurgen Klopp.
Sancho has made a name for himself at Dortmund since leaving Manchester City’s academy in 2017, registering an impressive 46 goals and 62 assists across the last three seasons.
Although BILD acknowledged that while Liverpool probably wouldn’t be able to afford the 21-year-old this summer as things stand, they said this could change if Mohamed Salah were sold.
The Egypt international’s Anfield future remains the subject of speculation, having kept the door open on a move to La Liga at some point in the future.
And just last week, Salah told Sky Sports that he has not yet entered into talks with Liverpool over a new contract.
“No one is talking to me about that, so I can’t say much about that,” he said. “No one in the club is talking to me about anything so I do not know.”
ESPN claims that, while Dortmund were reluctant to let Sancho leave for under €120million (£104million) last summer, they’ve re-evaluated their previous valuation and reduced it to €100million.
Sources have reportedly told ESPN that there isn’t a deadline this summer as to when a deal must be completed by.
Sancho is a player of the highest calibre who could well become football’s next superstar, given how well he’s been doing and how much potential he still has.
Admittedly, £87million is a steep fee for any club this summer given what the last 12 months have done to the football industry.
However, if Salah were to be sold, then the Reds could have a fair bit of money to play with.