Paul Merson tells Manchester United to snub Jadon Sancho transfer and spend £100m on Harry Kane instead

first_img Top articles About Connatix V67539 Metro Sport ReporterFriday 14 Aug 2020 8:44 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link596Shares Comment / Paul Merson has urged Manchester United to sign Harry Kane instead of Jadon Sancho (Pictures: Getty)Paul Merson has urged Manchester United to ‘forget about’ Jadon Sancho and spend £100million on Harry Kane instead.The Red Devils continue to be heavily linked with a summer move for Borussia Dortmund and England forward Sancho, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer keen to welcome him to Old Trafford.Last week, Dortmund warned Manchester United off Sancho and said the 20-year-old would be staying put despite the intense transfer links.Former Arsenal and England star Merson believes the Premier League club should now move on from Sancho and focus their attentions on a stunning deal for England striker Kane.ADVERTISEMENT by Metro Paul Merson tells Manchester United to snub Jadon Sancho transfer and spend £100m on Harry Kane instead Advertisement Full Screen 1 min. story 1/1 Read More Kane was linked with a move to Old Trafford earlier in the year (Picture: Getty)‘I just think with £100m, why don’t you go and get Kane from Tottenham?’Merson added: ‘Over 38 games, Harry Kane will score more goals for you than Sancho.‘I think they have a chance of winning the Premier League if he goes there. Would he go? You’d have to ask serious questions of him if he didn’t!‘Winning trophies is the name of the game and he has a much better chance of doing that at United than Spurs.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Sancho is a great player. But where do you play him? He’s another winger and they are already strong there. It’s at centre forward where they need help.‘Don’t get me wrong, Sancho would be a great signing for them. He suits their style of play and he would be successful there.‘But I don’t give them any chance of winning the league if they spend all their money on him. For me they need a striker.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Man Utd’s Sancho alternative Ousmane Dembele branded ‘good option’MORE: Berbatov warns Man Utd over Lukaku’s ‘revenge’ in potential Europa final Read More Read Morecenter_img Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE SPONSORED Kane was linked with a shock move to Old Trafford earlier in the year and Merson says the 27-year-old could turn Manchester United into title contenders.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Manchester United should forget Jadon Sancho and sign Harry Kane instead – it would make them title contenders,’ Merson wrote in a column for StarSport. Read More Skip Advertisement Video Settings Coming Next Skip Ad Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Solskjaer happy after Manchester United edged past plucky FC CopenhagenTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 2:36FullscreenSolskjaer happy after Manchester United edged past plucky FC Copenhagen is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘With Sancho, it’s a transfer saga that’s dragging on now, and I keep on weighing it up thinking: “Is this what United really need?”‘They’ve got Mason Greenwood, who’s going to be a star. Marcus Rashford is only going to get better and better.‘But while Anthony Martial lets nobody down, I think they need an out and out centre forward.‘With Sancho, where is everyone going to play? Do they leave Greenwood out? Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling PLAY Read Morelast_img

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