Dortmund, though, continue to play hardball, insisting that the England worldwide will not leave unless their €120 million (£108m/$142m) valuation is met.
In just over two weeks, Man Utd will kick start their new Premier League campaign, so, Solskjaer should push to secure his transfer targets as soon as possible and Sancho has been the prime target for a very long time.
"Roy Keane shot me down a year ago when I said that, but I have always thought that one or two little things can turn it and, for me, signing Bruno Fernandes in January has completely changed United".
Man United were keeping a keen eye on the proceeding but eventually, they did not rival Chelsea in this transfer race.More news: 80 special trains from September 12
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants United to sign Sancho, but he's privately been clear his priority is to sign a forward rather than being exclusively focused on Sancho.
The newspaper says United are trying to finalise contract details and associated fees with the 20-year-old's agent, Emeka Obasi, before tabling a formal opening offer to Dortmund.
United have also told Borussia Dortmund they believe their €120 million valuation is "unrealistic" during the coronavirus pandemic but are willing to put together a structured payment plan if progress with Sancho's representatives can be made.
But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side did not pay Dortmund's £108m asking price last month and the England winger looks set to stay in the Bundesliga.More news: US Veterans Issue Open Letter in Support of Trump
"Woodward is damned if he does and damned if he doesn't".
Bruno Fernandes' arrival in January elevated Manchester United to another level as the Portugal worldwide built a productive partnership with his team-mates.
United finished in third place last term, but were 33 points behind runaway champions Liverpool. He came in and suddenly United were a completely different team. "It could be that Jadon Sancho comes in and suddenly, Manchester United are challenging for the title", he said.More news: Lionel Messi Isn't Ex-Barcelona Coach's Favorite Among Players He Has Trained