Jadon Sancho: Where next for England’s once-in-a-generation star?

Pep Guardiola wasn’t happy. Conducting an August 2017 press conference, a tetchy Manchester City coach pursed his lips, pouted and testily answered the question.

“There are two sides to the decision and if one side doesn’t want it, it doesn’t want it,” said Guardiola in August 2017. City starlet Jadon Sancho had just joined Borussia Dortmund for around £8million and the Catalan coach wanted to explain why he hadn’t been able to keep the highly-rated youngster.

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Andrew Murray is a freelance journalist, who regularly contributes to both the FourFourTwo magazine and website. Formerly a senior staff writer at FFT and a fluent Spanish speaker, he has interviewed major names such as Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Sergio Aguero and Xavi. He was also named PPA New Consumer Journalist of the Year 2015.