"In all fairness, they expected the Sancho deal to happen this summer, but the question now is: which way are you going?
"There is a view that I saw reflected in some media coverage that Dortmund is desperate for money and that it will sell, and prices will fall, and United will be in a position to dive – but I'm not sure that is true." 100% accurate.
"There is a greater chance that Dortmund will say: 'You know what, the market is depressed.' If you have a lovely house to sell and you can't sell it this summer, why would you?
"The only thing that works for United is that their contract is running out and they can argue that … there is a discount to be obtained."