|Full Name||Jadon Malik Sancho|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Hobbies||Video Gaming and Swimming|
|Height||5 feet and 11 inches|
Jadon Sancho is an England national team winger that plays is club football in Manchester United having joined from Germany side Borussia Dortmund a club he has been playing for since 2017. The winger known for his pace and creativity begun his footballing career at Watford at a young age of seven years with an ambition to represent his country senior team.
March 2015, Sancho signed for Manchester City and was playing at academy level up until May 2017 when he joined the senior team. Sancho could not spend much time with the City senior team as Borussia Dortmund identified his talent and signed him on 31 August 2017.
During his four seasons with Dortmund, Sancho netted 50 times and assisted 64 times. His first goal came in a four nil win against Bayern Leverkusen with two assists registered in the game. He went on to set some record at the club including being the youngest player to score eight goals in a season. His success continued and in 2019, he was named in the Team of the Season having scored 12 goals and 14 assists. Sancho scored two goals in their DFB-Pokal final against Leipzig to help his club emerge champions with 4-1 win on 13 May 2021.
On 23 July 2021, Manchester United announced they had completed the signing of Sancho. He was happy to be back to England and thanked his former club Dortmund:
“I’ll always be grateful to Dortmund for giving me the opportunity to play first team football, although I always knew that I would return to England one day. The chance to join Manchester United is a dream come true and I just cannot wait to perform in the Premier League. This is a young and exciting squad and I know, together, we can develop into something special to bring the success that the fans deserve. I am looking forward to working with the manager and his coaching team to further develop my game”
“I am excited for the new season, especially as the first game is at home, that’s always a confidence booster-to be in front of your own fans-so it will be nice. I cannot wait to get started and obviously want to bring trophies to where they belong. I can’t wait to get started- see you soon”
He was a key player in England squad that made it to the Euro 2020 final only to lose on spot kicks to Italy.
Place of birth
The England International was born in London on 25March 2000.
Trophies won by Sancho
- Under 17 world cup in 2017
- Supercup with Borussia Dortmund in 2019
Transfer and contract
Sancho is under a contract with Manchester United on a five-year deal that will keep him with the Red devils until June 2026 after a switch from Germany club Borussia Dortmund. The player cost United 73 million Euros.
Sancho will be pocketing 350,000 Euros per week at Manchester United an amount that is three times what his former club Dortmund was spending on him. This pay means he will be the second highest earner at United after Keeper David De Gea whose salary is 375,000 Euros per week.
Shirt numbers for Sancho
After joining United, there were endless speculations over the shirt number the winger will wear. It was then confirmed that his jersey will bear the number 26.The number was previously won by Odion Ighalo who spent the 2020-2021 season at Manchester on a season long loan.
He becomes the 10th player for united to wear that number since the introduction of Premier League squad number in the 1993-1994 season. Other players the wore this shirt at Old Trafford includes; Valencia, Nick Powell, Danny Simpson, David Jones, Quinton Fortune, Jordi Cruyff, Kevin Pilkington and Gary Walsh.
Sancho was wearing jersey number 7 during his entire senior club career at Dortmund. At his country, he wears number 17.
His first appearance for the England national team lasted for 13 minutes in their game against Croatia, the match ended 0-0 draw.
He was the first English player to debut for Dortmund on his first game when he came on as substitute against Frankfurt; he then played his first Bundesliga game against Wolfsburg in 0-0 draw on 14 January 2018.
On the year 2021 he has had two injuries one with torn muscle bundle and an infection
He was out for 2 days with an infection in 2019.
The year 2018 was a bad year for Sancho as he was out for 38days and 24 days with ligament injury and stretched ligament respectively.
Bundesliga player of the month (October 2018)
Bundesliga team of the season 2019
Bundesliga team of the season 2020
Bundesliga goal of the month (February 2019)
European championship team of the tournament-2017 (Under 17)
European championship golden player-2017 (Under 17)
Appearance for England
|EUFA EURO 2020||3||0||0|
Appearance for England U-17
|WORLD CUP U-27||3||3||2|
Appearance for Borussia Dortmund
Appearances in Champions League
Appearances in Bundesliga
Appearances in DFB-Pokal
Appearances in DFL-Supercup
Appearances in International Champions Cup
Appearances for U-19
|UEFA YOUTH LEAGUE||5||3|
Appearance for Manchester City.
|PL DIVISION 1 ( U-23)||7||3||2|
|UEFA YOUTH LEAGUE ( U-19)||6||2||0|
|PREMIER LEAGUE ( U-18)||15||13||4|