Man City 'pressing' for Premier League striker - 'difficulties' around primary target

Manchester City are now 'pressing' for Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, according to the latest information from journalist Jose Alvarez.
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Manchester City are now 'pressing' for Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, according to the latest information from journalist Jose Alvarez.

It is a well known fact that Etihad officials hold some level of admiration and interest in the 27 year-old striker, due to his remarkable goalscoring record for the London club in recent seasons.

However, given the hard negotiating stance often taken by chairman Daniel Levy, any potential suitor for Harry Kane can expect to pay in excess of £100 million - and in the current market, that fee may be deemed too excessive for a player with slight injury problems and his age.

Despite that, claims from journalist Jose Alvarez this week have stated that Manchester City officials are now 'pressing' for Harry Kane, after seeing the ‘difficulties’ that exist around moving for Borussia Dortmund's Erling Haaland.

The Norwegian forward is commanding a significant level of interest from all of Europe's major clubs, while his agent Mino Raiola and his father are conducting a very public tour of the continent to meet with potential buyers - a format of transfer saga that Manchester City don't often associate themselves with.

City officials are set to meet with Mino Raiola and Alf-Inge Haaland this week, according to claims in Spain, but have already established contact with the latter - who has fond memories of his time in Manchester, and a strong personal connection with the city.

Along with Harry Kane and Erling Haaland as potential options to replace the outgoing Sergio Aguero this summer, Manchester City also have their eyes on Romelu Lukaku - who is also expected to command a transfer fee in excess of £100 million given his importance to Inter now, and in the future.


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