Manchester City in search of a striker after Sergio Aguero‘s imminent departure this summer. And they have shown keen interest in the young Portuguese Joao Felix to fill the shoes after Aguero leaves.
The Cityzens are urging to bring a striker before the end of this summer’s transfer window as they look to replace the Argentine striker Sergio Aguero. There are a lot of big names linked before with them such as Erling Haaland. But now it looks like Manchester City believe Atletico Madrid‘ Joao Felix might be the perfect replacement for the Argentine.
The Portuguese has 7 goals and 4 assists to help Atletico top the La Liga table this season. According to Eurosport Manchester City has made Felix as their one of the primary transfer targets. Pep Guardiola looks impressed with the young striker and believes that he can become their perfect #9.
Manchester City to fill the missing puzzle piece by signing Joao Felix
The Sky Blues might be eager to bring a proper striker this summer. However, they might face some competition from some of the other clubs as well. Felix is young and has found himself settled in the squad now for Atletico. Hence, it seems difficult to get his signature on the papers as he has now has become a crucial part of the club.
Diego Simeone won’t allow him to leave easily and would want to keep him at Wanda Metropolitano. Manchester City might have to pay a handsome amount to get Felix as he still has 5 years left on his contract.
It is yet to be seen if Manchester CIty cough up the asking price for Joao Felix. However, he would be a perfect candidate to fill Aguero’s boot at City. Pep Guardiola could convert Felix into a great #9.
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