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Jadon Sancho continues to skip training after Tottenham and Arsenal moves fail to materialise – report

Manchester City wonderkid Jadon Sancho remains a major problem for the club, having continued to miss training regularly this month and making it difficult for club staff to contact him, James Ducker of the Telegraph reports.

Sancho, 17, is considered one of City’s best prospects but turned down a £30,000-a-week deal recently, and since then has tried to manufacture a move away from the club by boycotting training.

It was thought that Spurs were close to signing him recently, after failing to include him in the Kyle Walker deal, but they have apparently dropped their interest, leaving the teenager’s future a mystery.

Arsenal are also known to be keen on the player, but perhaps wary of his attitude, have not yet made a formal approach.

Despite a move back to London becoming less likely with two days remaining in the transfer window, Sancho continues to miss training as he has for much of August, and though he is active on social media, the club have struggled to contact him.

With the transfer deadline tomorrow, Sancho’s situation needs to be sorted. Any English club signing him would have to pay a considerable compensation fee, thought to be in excess of £3million, while foreign clubs could recruit him for a much smaller figure.

Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig have shown Jadon around their facilities this year and could be an option if a move to Spurs or Arsenal, preferred choices for the London boy, don’t pan out.

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