And his stock could rise even further should he excel for England at the upcoming European Championships, with Gareth Southgate’s side set to begin their Euro 2020 campaign against Croatia in Group D on Sunday.
United’s Manchester neighbours could be unintended beneficiaries of any move this summer.
Sancho never played a first-team game for City, but a clause in the deal with Dortmund is believed to see the Premier League champions receive 15 percent of any future fee.
If the reported figure of Dortmund’s minimum price is met, then that would be a £12m cash boost for Guardiola’s already wealthy side.
Sancho is unlikely to be the only major player to leave the Westfalenstadion this summer, with forward Erling Haaland the centre of extensive transfer speculation.
The Norwegian superstar has been linked with the majority of the biggest clubs in Europe, with Champions League winners Chelsea reportedly the favourites for his signature at this stage.