At the beginning of October, BVB extended the contract with ex-ManCity talent Jadon Sancho until 2022 – and the “without exit clause “. as Sebastian Kehl confirmed on “Sky Sport”. For the league leaders increased the salary of the 18-year-old vertical starter. According to “Bild” information from one million to now 3 million euros.
For comparison: Barça loan Paco Alcácer (25) still earns 4 million euros per season, new signing Axel Witsel (29) should be around 8 million euros.
“I’m pretty sure Jadon will be playing with us for some time. And that has its reasons, “said BVB manager Michael Zorc of the” Sport Bild “. In the event that Sancho changes in the future, his training club Manchester City is reportedly on the pole position: The “Citizens” are said to have secured a right of first refusal for the English new internationalin the summer of 2017. His market value last increased from 20 million euros to 45 million euros – thus he has the highest value of all 18-year-old footballers worldwide.
Sancho, Havertz & and Jovic among Europe’s U21 Topscorers
In just twelve games (537 minutes) Sancho already scored five goals in the Bundesliga and the Champions League and prepared seven others. Europe-wide, only one U21 player can keep up with this odds: World Champion Kylian Mbappé (19) with 16 points scorer. Other U21 top scorers such as Kai Havertz (19, Bayer), Luka Jovic (20, Eintracht) and Achraf Hakimi (19, BVB) are also in Germany under contract ( to the statistics ).