Manchester United are relaxed about their pursuit of Jadon Sancho amid attempts by Borussia Dortmund to pressurise them into making an early bid.

A report in Germany this week claimed United had submitted a £90million offer for priority target Sancho, 20, but the club denied any bid had been made on the first day of the summer transfer window and Dortmund figures have privately admitted the same.

The MEN understands United believe Dortmund are attempting to arouse interest in Sancho from other clubs to accelerate a deal before their pre-season fixtures start.

German sources say Dortmund want to sell Sancho – valued in excess of €100m – by August 10 – the day United are due to play their Europa League quarter-final in Cologne – and two days before Dortmund face Altach in Austria.

Meanwhile, reports suggest United are interested in Raul Jimenez but MEN Sport believe he is not a priority target.

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