With the situation surrounding Harry Kane seemingly hanging in the balance, as Tottenham chief Daniel Levy remains firm on his £ 150million valuation, Manchester City may need to start considering alternatives to their number one target.
Southampton center-forward Danny Ings is a name that has kept popping up over the past few months. The 28-year-old has reportedly refused attempts by his employers to renew his existing contract.
It has alerted some of the Premier League’s most important clubs, with Ings himself appearing keen to make significant quality progress within England’s top flight as he enters the twilight years of his career.
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According to information from Alex Crook, Speaking live on talkSPORT this week, Danny Ings’has its goal‘on a move to Manchester United or Manchester City – both of which are said to be looking to strengthen in attack zones this summer.
However, it was made clear that there had been no demand for ‘big clubs’ for the Southampton striker, despite his exemplary Premier League goalscoring record in recent seasons.
Crook said talkSPORT, “Danny Ings wants to leave if a big club comes along. But I stress that there was not a single investigation. He is targeting Man United or City. I’m not sure either club will start slamming the door. “
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Manchester City had been linked with Danny Ings earlier in the calendar year, when it was heard there may be recruiting plans in place to sign two forwards this summer, in case Gabriel Jesus leaves the club.
While the Brazilian could still find the way out, with Juventus known to be interested in the player, academy star Liam Delap is ready to get more involved in the first-team setup from the start. next season.
This may mean Manchester City will only have to sign one high-profile forward this summer, for their concerns to be assuaged with the primary focus still on Tottenham’s Harry Kane.
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