Man City identify Real & Barca target as Aguero replacement

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 18/11/2019

Manchester City has identified Real Madrid and Barcelona target as their replacement for Sergio Aguero who is in the twilight of his career at Sergio Aguero, according to the report Calciomercato.

The Premier League Champions are prepared to battle the Spanish giants for the signature of Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez. Aguero is reportedly free to leave Manchester City from next summer and the Etihad outfit is in search of an ideal replacement if Gabriel Jesus doesn’t prove to be the most suitable successor.

Lautaro had a good start to the season and he is being monitored by top European clubs having scored eight goals in sixteen appearances this campaign.

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Manchester United is also interested in the services of the young Argentine forward, the Red Devils are in search for a striker after the release of Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan,  the Old Trafford directors believe that Marcus Rashford is better suited at the wing than in the center-forward position.

Inter Milan is not willing to let go of their attacker, the Serie A team is prepared to offer him a raise in salary as well as upping the release fee.

Four ‘European giants‘ are reportedly interested in Martínez, with the other two being Real Madrid and Barcelona – where compatriot Lionel Messi has supposedly given the player a glowing recommendation. Calciomercato also mentions that the Catalan club may even propose French winger Ousmané Dembélé in a swap deal.