Jadon Sancho's time at Man Utd could be up

The Premier League table since Erik ten Hag banished Jadon Sancho from Man Utd

Jadon Sancho has been banished from the Manchester United first team since the start of September and the Red Devils haven’t had much of an upturn in form since.

The United winger took to social media to refute the claims made by Erik ten Hag after he was left out of the United squad to face Arsenal at the start of the season.

With Sancho seemingly not prepared to apologise to Ten Hag, the Dutch manager has completely taken the winger out of the picture.

An exit in January now seems more than likely for Sancho, with Borussia Dortmund currently pushing to complete a short-term loan deal for their former player.

Due to Sancho’s hefty wages, the club could struggle to shift him on a permanent basis, but Fabrizio Romano thinks a loan deal until the end of the season could be his best bet for now.

“Let’s start by discussing Jadon Sancho, who is close to leaving Manchester United,” Romano told Caught Offside.

“This is something already decided some months ago after his relationship with the club was broken, with Erik ten Hag and the whole coaching staff,” Romano said.

“After initial interest from Juventus, talks are now ongoing between Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United for Sancho. He could return to his former club on loan – they can’t make it permanent. Dortmund have to find a way to make a loan deal work, and so the clubs are discussing the details of the deal, such as loan fee and salary coverage.

“These are being discussed right now – talks are taking place about these two points, and Dortmund can only cover a part of his salary and not 100% from what I’m told.”

Since arriving from Dortmund in the summer of 2021, Sancho has struggled to live up to the hype at Old Trafford. The 23-year-old was one of the most sought-after players in Europe during his time in Germany, but his career has stalled of late.

United splashed around £73million on the winger and they’ve not seen much of a return on their investment since. Across 82 appearances for the club, Sancho has only scored 12 goals.

There’s certainly an argument to be made that United haven’t played to Sancho’s strengths over the years, but the England international has struggled to showcase his best form in the Premier League.

As it now seems more than likely that Sancho will be departing in January, we’ve checked out what the Premier League table looks like since Ten Hag banished the winger from the first team.

Note: all teams have played 16 games unless otherwise stated.

1. Aston Villa – 36 points, GD +17
2. Liverpool – 35 points, GD +19
3. Arsenal – 30 points, GD +13
4. Tottenham – 29 points, GD +6
5. Manchester City – 28 points, GD +15 (15 games)
6. Newcastle United – 26 points, GD +10
7. Wolves – 25 points, GD +3
8. Everton – 25 points, GD +2
9. Manchester United – 25 points, GD -3
10. Chelsea – 24 points, GD +3
11. West Ham United – 24 points, GD -2
12. Bournemouth – 23 points, GD -3 (15 games)
13. Brighton – 22 points, GD -1
14. Fulham – 20 points, GD -1
15. Luton Town – 15 points, GD -7
16. Crystal Palace – 14 points, GD -8
17. Nottingham Forest – 14 points, GD -11
18. Brentford – 13 points, GD -8 (15 games)
19. Burnley – 11 points, GD -13 (17 games)
20. Sheffield United – 8 points, GD -31

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