MANCHESTER UNITED have been told to forget about signing Jadon Sancho by Borussia Dortmund, after Michael Zorc revealed: "He'll play for us next season, that's final."
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been hunting the England winger, 20, all season.
United were set a deadline of August 10 to complete the deal.
However, with the deadline now passed, Sancho has joined his Dortmund team-mates at a training camp in Switzerland, with club chief Zorc revealing the deal is OFF.
Zorc revealed: "He'll play for us next season.
"The decision is final.
"I think that answers all of the questions."
The Bundesliga side previously told United they wanted an agreement in place by August 10.
But the Red Devils have refused to meet their £108million asking price.
Man Utd were hoping to secure a deal worth closer to £60m-£70m up front, with the remainder paid later via instalments and incentives.
And on Monday, Dortmund boss Lucien Favre put his players through their paces at a training camp in the Swiss town of Bad Ragaz.
Sancho was named in the squad, finally putting an end to the year-long transfer saga.
Dortmund were insistent they would not sell Sancho once pre-season training began.
Now it is underway, United WILL have to look elsewhere, with Kingsley Coman emerging as an option.
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