Barcelona midfielder Frankie de Jong reportedly at the top Manchesterwish list as they hope to succeed in the Champions League next season.
The Dutchman has struggled to find consistency this season and Barcelona could be opened for sale if a suitable offer comes in given their precarious financial situation.
According to The Times, Barcelona would be willing to make an offer of around £60 million (€70 million) for DeJongwhich was signed Barcelona back in 2019 from ajax for a £77.4m (€86m) fee.
DeJong has also been linked to a move to the European giants Manchester United and Bayern Munichbut Barcelona boss Javi Hernandez recently made it clear that he has a 24-year-old in his plans.
“He’s very important” Xavi said. “He has to define an era at this club.
“He is at a very good level and I am very happy with him. He must continue. He has to score, assist and be an important player.”
Manchester City transfer targets
Meanwhile, Fernandinho parting is expected Manchester when his contract expires this summer, with West Ham star Declan Rice also being on sky blues‘ shortlisted as a potential replacement in midfield.
However, Pep GuardiolaThe number one goal this summer is nothing less than Borussia Dortmund attack Erling Halandwhich also aroused interest from real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
It is worth remembering that City have already closed a deal to sign a very promising Argentine striker Julian Alvarezwhich will remain on lease River Plate until at least July 2022.