Manchester City aim for a minimum of SEVEN sales this summer to fund the moves of Jack Grealish and Harry Kane
The club are known to have a long-standing interest in Premier League duo Harry Kane of Tottenham and Jack Grealish of Aston Villa, and as the summer transfer window opens again the club appear to have designed a plan to generate finance for the respective purchases.
Both players hold valuations of their current clubs which total more than £ 250million, and while signing Harry Kane appears to be a necessity, the club will strive to adhere strictly to its budgets and structures.
As such, the latest information from England highlights a list of fringe players and City Football Group rookies who could be transferred in the weeks and months to come – as the club aim for a low of 70 million pounds in sales.
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According to exclusive information from Jack Gaughan of the Mail, Manchester City are set to raise more than £ 70million from the sale of ‘marginal players‘this summer transfer window.
It is Explain that thanks to the sale of many youngsters, which arouse wide interest across Europe, Pep Guardiola wants to sign Harry Kane from Tottenham – who is now the manager’s favorite target ahead of Romelu Lukaku and Erling Haaland.
Aston Villa captain and England international Jack Grealish is also tagged as being on Manchester City’s wishlist, along with Pep Guardiola ‘optimistic‘which the club can insist on staying ahead of their rivals and the planned spending coincides with the departure of high-value young players.
In terms of potential staff departures, Jack Gaughan talks about the following:
Jack Harrison at Leeds United: The Yorkshire club trigger an obligation to buy Harrison for a contract worth £ 13million including bonuses.
Pedro Porro at Sporting Lisbon: The Portuguese champions are among those looking to secure his services, with the right-back valued at £ 15million.
Lukas Nmecha at Sporting Lisbon or elsewhere: Sporting have also been credited with an interest in striker Lukas Nmecha. The academy graduate is valued at nearly £ 15million.
Yangel Herrera at N / A: The Venezuelan star is believed to be worth around £ 20million after an encouraging La Liga season. The list of potential suitors includes Crystal Palace, Southampton, West Ham, Atletico Madrid, Valencia and Villarreal.
Ivan Ilic at N / A: The Serbian is considered worth £ 15million after campaigning in Verona, with Morgan Rogers likely to generate interest after a promising stint in Lincoln City.
Jack gaughan however, states that it is anticipated that some transactions could be structured as up-front loans with built-in purchase obligations.
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Unsurprisingly, Manchester City are also keeping a close eye on Manchester United target Jadon Sancho, the Premier League champions ahead of a 15% sell clause.
But the names don’t end there, as Gaughan goes on to reveal that all Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Riyad Mahrez are attracting interest from Spain and Italy – all while coming to the end of their respective clubs.
As reported by various media outlets, Bernardo Silva and Aymeric Laporte also have admirers, although decisions will depend on City’s assessments of their regulars.
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