Manchester United outcast Jadon Sancho has reportedly been in 'regular contact' with Borussia Dortmund about making a return to the club in January.
Sancho is currently being kept away from the first team as he continues his stand-off with United boss Erik ten Hag amid his refusal to apologise for his public comments against his manager.
The £73million winger was exiled from United training after claiming on social media that he had been a 'scapegoat' and effectively calling Ten Hag a liar following defeat at Arsenal.
He has reportedly been barred from using senior squad facilities including the dining room.
Sancho, who joined from Borussia Dortmund in 2021, has made just three sub appearances for United this season, but has not featured in the squad since his outburst.
And according to Sky Germany, the England international is plotting a move back to his former club amid conversations with Dortmund boss Edin Terzic about a return.
Reports last month suggested that Dortmund are stalling over making a move to re-sign Sancho from Manchester United due to concerns about his discipline.
Bild reported that Dortmund have reservations about bringing him back to the club as they are worried about his off-field activities dating back to his previous spell in Germany.
Their primary concern is they feel Sancho does not get enough sleep at night due to playing video games and being on his computer late at night.
Sancho also turned up to training late regularly - a worry that has also been raised at United - and he has been known to fly off in a private for a day or two at a time.
The report states Sancho's discipline was often discussed behind the scenes at Dortmund, and senior figures at the club fear his return could unsettle the currentRead on m.allfootballapp.com