Borussia Dortmund have set their sights on starlet Ansu Fati as a replacement for Jadon Sancho, according to .

The Spanish newspaper claim that the Bundesliga giants have been scouring the market for a talented youngster to fill the boots of Sancho, who is a £100million target for Manchester United and this summer.

And after landing wonderkids including Ousmane Dembele and Erling Haaland in recent years, 17-year-old Fati has emerged as their next target.

It is now clear how much Barca would expect for Fati, although Sport claim that the club would only consider a deal if a buy-back clause is included.

The winger, who came through the club’s famous La Masia academy, has enjoyed a breakthrough season after making his debut last August.

Fati became the club’s second-youngest player when he came off the bench in a LaLiga clash with Real Betis, and scored his first professional goal a few days later.

He has made 24 appearances for the first team in all competitions this term, netting five goals and providing one assist. 

Barca have struggled to develop youngsters into first team stars in recent years and are unwilling to let Fati leave unless they can buy him back for a pre-agreed price at a later date.

They used the same tactic with Gerard Deulofeu when selling the winger to Everton in 2015 and are known to often include clauses in deals for young players.

Dortmund see Fati as an exciting talent who could follow in Sancho’s footsteps if he is given the right amount of playing time in Germany.

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