Jadon Sancho explains his goal celebration against Sheriff Tiraspol

Jadon Sancho explains his goal celebration against Sheriff Tiraspol

Manchester United forward Jadon Sancho has explained his goal celebration against Sheriff Tiraspol.

Man United beat Sheriff 2-0 in Moldova to ensure their qualification for the Europa League round of 16 isn’t in jeopardy, having lost the opening game 1-0 to Real Sociedad.

Jadon Sancho opened the scoring early in the he game with a beautiful effort and was seen raising a shin towards the stands.

Jadon Sancho Manchester United Sheriff Tiraspol goal celebration

Speaking after the game, Sancho told BT Sport: “A little kid gave me some shin pads and asked me to wear them and I said ‘yeah, no problem’ and it was a little gesture to show I was wearing the shin pads he gave me.”

Cristiano Ronaldo scored from the penalty spot to help Manchester United beat the Moldovians side 2-0.

Erik ten Hag was pleased with Sancho’s performance and said: “I’m really pleased [for Jadon Sancho]. Another goal… he’s doing well, but I think there’s much more room for improvement for him, because  he has so many skills.”