Premier League heavyweights Manchester City are closer than at any other time to securing another league title this season, which could be their third under Pep Guardiola.
Despite their remarkable structure across competitions this season, the Etihad-based outfit have been focusing on strengthening their squad and went to the degree of recognizing Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi to lead the lines.
In any case, a new report currently claims the club won’t pursue the Argentine’s transfer.
As per journalist Pol Ballus, the Messi Man City association won’t emerge now.
The club chain of importance accept that Messi’s style of play won’t come well with the current bundle of players at Etihad, subsequently the blurring interest in signing the six-time Ballon d’Or victor the following summer.
Eminently, the 33-year-old might have joined on a free transfer with his agreement set to lapse in June this year.
The current Premier League leaders have instead shifted their focus on securing the transfer of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund the following summer.
In the event that in case the club neglect to sign the Norwegian international, efforts to land either Tottenham striker Harry Kane or Inter Milan forward Romleu Lukaku will be attempted.
Erling Haaland transfer news: Norwegian top objective for Man City
Manchester City’s focus on Erling Haaland could be fathomed from the new update on Sergio Aguero.
The club’s untouched driving goalscorer sees off his agreement once the flow season concludes and had as of late reported that he will leave the Etihad outfit, stopping his long term stint in the Premier League.
With Aguero’s leave, Man City accept they need a goal poacher in the ranks. Also, Haaland well fits the requirements and could be persuaded easily by refering to the Argentina international’s absence.
Notwithstanding, their pursuit of the 20-year-old won’t come easy with the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona also interested in his transfer.
Borussia Dortmund have set Erling Haaland esteem in excess of €150 million and the Norwegian forward has purportedly requested a €352,000 seven days contract from his next club.
Man City have profound pockets and with a weighty wage earner like Sergio Aguero not proceeding with any further, the Premier League leaders will have some funds to spend on the transfer.
The Norwegian international’s remarkable goalscoring numbers are sufficient to draw in suitors from across Europe.
He has effectively scored 21 times in the Bundesliga while also impressing the prospective clubs with his faultless performances in the Champions League.