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Jadon Sancho to Arsenal rumor heating up after recent UCL match

In the closing moments of the Champions League semi-final between PSG and Borussia Dortmund, Jadon Sancho captured everyone’s attention. The English talent, reminiscent of his £73 million transfer to Manchester United in 2021, outshone Kylian Mbappe on the grandest stage. It’s exhilarating to witness the 24-year-old at the peak of his game. Thus, sparking discussions about his potential inclusion in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the Euros. However, beyond that, his future remains uncertain.

Currently, Sancho is set to return to Manchester, but with Erik ten Hag’s chances of coaching at Old Trafford diminishing, uncertainty looms over Sancho’s future. United must offload players to adhere to Profit and Sustainability regulations, making Sancho’s stay uncertain.

His recent standout performances in Germany are bound to trigger a frenzy among clubs vying for the signature of a player once hailed as the top young talent globally. While Dortmund may lead the race, should Arsenal also join the fray?

A familiar narrative: a former wonderkid aiming to reignite his career after veering off course. With Kai Havertz and Martin Odegaard, Mikel Arteta has proven adept at unlocking the full potential of talented players overlooked by others.

Can Jadon Sancho prosper at Arsenal?

Sancho could seamlessly integrate into Arsenal squad, particularly addressing the need for top-level competition for Bukayo Saka. Saka has shown signs of fatigue towards the end of the season, making Sancho a suitable candidate to provide relief. Additionally, Sancho could offer an alternative on the left flank, an area where neither Gabriel Martinelli nor Leandro Trossard have consistently secured a starting position this season.

Indeed, there are valid disciplinary concerns surrounding Sancho. His public dispute with Ten Hag post Arsenal’s match with United this season raised eyebrows in the football community. Moreover, Sancho’s history of punctuality issues, both at United and during his initial tenure at Dortmund, is notable. Arteta’s handling of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s similar issues underscores his stance on discipline.

Sancho thrives in an environment where he feels comfortable. Reports from Arsenal’s playing staff highlight Arteta’s success in cultivating a familial atmosphere within the club.

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