MAN CITY DOUBLE SCOOP SCUPPER PAR VILLA
‘Manchester City plan to make a splash this summer with attempts to land both Erling Haaland and Jack Grealish, ”says the Daily mail, who say the double deal “is expected to cost nearly £ 200million”. Hmmm. We’re not sure their calculations, as Haaland alone will surely cost close to £ 150million this summer as he literally scores one goal per game. And there’s no way he can get Grealish for much less than £ 100million himself. Last year it was £ 80million and he’s still most priceless in Villa than anyone else.
the The telegraph of the day are rather more sensible, claiming that ‘Manchester City are prioritizing a move for Erling Haaland with Sergio Aguero due to leave this summer, but interest in Jack Grealish is seriously complicated by Aston Villa’s appraisal of £ 100million of the England midfielder. Severely complicated indeed. City will need to beat their transfer records to sign Haaland and it seems unlikely that they will hit the £ 100million mark twice in a summer.
As for Haaland… they will face competition from Real Madrid and Chelsea. It may well come down to whether the Spanish club can afford it this summer.
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SI PAS HAALAND…
… Then Harry Kane of course. The temperature Think about the news that a failure by Erling Haaland will lead Manchester City to Kane. The slight problem could be Tottenham’s reluctance to sell to a rival and a price tag of around £ 150million. Smart money seems to be on an exit of the Spurs in 2022, when Kane is two years on his contract and his value begins to plummet.
Or will it be Romelu Lukaku? Eurosport claim the Belgian striker is the back-up plan for City and Chelsea if they fail to land Haaland. Inter Milan may still have to sell the ex-Manchester United man and there will be plenty of suitors among those who miss Haaland.
MAN UNITED HOLD CAVANI TALKS
Back to Daily mail now to talk about Manchester United in “showdown talks” with Edinson Cavani in a bid to convince him to stay for another season. It is hard to see why they are making such efforts; They will surely target another striker this summer and the 34-year-old Uruguayan is little more than a provisional signing.
Cavani and nNew director of football John Murtough and executive vice president Ed Woodward have reportedly met “at noon” for dramatic purposes and tried to persuade him to stay for another season. He naturally fears that they will sign a new striker and his opportunities will be limited. He should be worried as they absolutely should sign another striker.