3 Superb Ways Man United Could Line After Completing Jadon Sancho Transfer

The Red Devils just completed signing for Dortmund ace man, Sancho as we look at ways they could fix him into the tight squad

Manchester United recently reached agreement with Borussia Dortmund over Sancho’s €90m + add-ons move to Old Trafford.

But it’s clear the Red Devils don’t have vacancies in the squad with several names already vouching to be regulars.

From Donny Van de Beek who is worried about his future, to Amad Diallo who is yet to get proper first team action since joining from Atlanta, how United would line up now becomes the key question.

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Prior to Jadon Sancho arrival, Man United do field similar line up like that of his former side, Dortmund, 4-2-3-1.

With Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes and Mason Greenwood all supporting a front man of Edinson Cavani with Anthony Martial out injured.

It’s more likely Ole Solskjaer would continue with this set up while reducing Mason Greenwood’s wing role for Jadon Sancho.

Greenwood naturally is a striker but got to field in wings due to reasons from Ole Solskjaer’s, but with Sancho’s arrival, the youngster will return to his striking role.

On the other hand, Edinson Cavani’s future is somewhat in a doubt after reports revealed he agreed personal terms with AS Roma which would see him join the Italians should Dzeko leave.

The striker role isn’t much of a worry for Ole who still has Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial to his disposal.

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Fielding a 4-2-3-1 would then have Pogba, Bruno Fernandes and Jadon Sancho playing behind their number 9.

4-4-2 (Diamond)

This appears to be another feasible option for Ole to fit in Sancho in to the wing position.

The 4-4-2 would feature a diamond center while putting out two attackers but this means more works for Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Luke Shaw who will be assisting more in the wings as Jadon Sancho is pushed closer to the center.

And this would mean for the defensive midfielder always dropping into the defense line to help prevent counter attacks.

Sancho has always in Dortmund been the one providing most of the assists as played closer to the number 10.

This helped him provide Haaland with multiple assists and winning most penalties for club.

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The 21-year-old will probably go offensive alongside Pogba and Bruno while Matic or McTominay does the defensive role of the midfield.


In this case the former City man will be more of an outright winger who will be playing outside the midfield zone.

Leaving the center role for just Pogba and Bruno Fernandes while a defensive midfielder does the supporting.

Mason Greenwood or Amad Diallo will then get a chance from the other wing to make the three man front with a number 9, maybe Cavani if he stays or Martial who will return in the new season.

Sancho is a born winger and has mostly featured more as a left winger despite wearing the number 7 jersey.

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