Manchester Metropolis must pay eye-watering £150m for ‘the following Thierry Henry’: report
Manchester Metropolis have been quoted with a worth to signal ‘the following Thierry Henry’ – and it will shatter their switch file.
The Residents’ 2021 transfer for Jack Grealish topped £100 million, breaking not simply their very own file – which had stood at round £60m previous to that – however the file for a Premier League switch and an English participant. The Premier League champions have beforehand held talks over Harry Kane (opens in new tab) for £120m, suggesting that they’d pay such a worth for a participant they deemed to be worthy of that.
However within the pursuit of a brand new ahead to enhance Erling Haaland, the Eastlands outfit have been advised that they could need to pay considerably extra for a participant they have been linked with in latest months.
Journalist Matteo Moretto (opens in new tab) of Relevo (opens in new tab) has tweeted (opens in new tab) that in extending the contract of Rafael Leao, AC Milan have bumped the discharge clause up from €150m to €175m, echoing stories from SportItalia (opens in new tab).
In accordance with the Manchester Night Information (opens in new tab), Metropolis have had Leao on their radar of late, along with his leggy dribbling fashion and skill to chop in from the left flank resulting in comparisons with Thierry Henry (opens in new tab).
Although Metropolis are at present working with extra inventive playmaker sorts out vast in Grealish and Bernardo Silva, Leao could possibly be utilized in the same solution to Julian Alvarez in Guardiola’s setup.
Chelsea have been additionally linked with a transfer for the Portuguese, who has now dedicated his future to the Rossoneri. Portuguese outlet A Bola (opens in new tab) even claimed that the Blues have been prepared to pay an impressive payment to Leao’s former facet Sporting when the ahead basically terminated his contract over the notorious coaching floor assault in 2018.
The 23-year-old missed the primary leg of the Champions League semi-final towards rivals, Inter Milan, this week however is hopeful of a return for the second.
Leao is valued to be value €80m by Transfermarkt (opens in new tab).
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With Erling Haaland breaking aim data a-plenty, Pep Guardiola stated that Manchester Metropolis are monitoring the striker’s health “24 hours a day”.
Ilkay Gundogan is rumoured to be a significant goal for Barcelona this summer season, whereas Guardiola has defined why main Metropolis stars are being subbed early. One Burnley star has advised FFT that Vincent Kompany may handle the Residents someday.
In the meantime, one supercomputer has predicted the Premier League title run-in happening to the wire, whereas one other has predicted them to win the Champions League.