BORUSSIA DORTMUND are sweating over the fitness of Jadon Sancho ahead of the Champions League quarter-final with Manchester City.
The winger, 21, has missed the last four Bundesliga games as well as England’s World Cup qualifiers due to a muscle injury.
Time is running out for a return to action with the first leg at the Etihad kicking off on Tuesday night.
Sancho is yet to face his old club having left for Germany in 2017.
And his chances of making the reunion are in major doubt after he was unable to train on Sunday.
According to Dortmund daily Ruhr Nachrichten, the player is also likely to miss the return game on April 14.
Borussia interim boss Edin Terzic had raised fans’ hopes that Sancho would be available when discussing his recovery last week.
He said: “With Jadon, we hope that the situation with him will change in the next seven to ten days.”
But the forward’s recovery does not appear to be going to plan despite returning from a rehabilitation stint in Dubai on Thursday.
Sancho had hit four goals and two assists in his four games before picking up the injury.
Without the England star, Dortmund have won just one in four and lost a vital top-four showdown against Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
The club is struggling to qualify for next season’s Champions League while sat fifth in the Bundesliga table ahead of the first leg with City.
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