Manchester City are considering making an offer for Paulo Dybala as the striker is poised to leave Juventus at the end of the season.
The Argentine will not renew his contract with the Serie A giants, which have put several European clubs on edge. One of these is City, which – according to Corriere dello Sport (via Sports witness) – ‘thinking’ about a move.
According to the report, Dybala’s agent is currently in England scouting which Premier League club would suit him best. However, it is Atlético Madrid – the Champions League quarter-final opponents – who are considered favorites to land the 28-year-old.
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Since moving from Palermo in 2015, Dybala has won five Serie A titles and four Coppa Italias. In the 283 games he played, the striker scored 113 goals, including two against Manchester United and Tottenham in the Champions League.
Meanwhile, the defensive flop Pedro Porro has been linked with a move at the Etihad, despite his senior debut yet to be made. Guardiola paid Spanish club Girona around £11 million in 2019 for the fullback’s services.
However, the 22-year-old has not played for a minute in the first team, but has been loaned to Real Valladolid and current club Sporting Lisbon.
The Portuguese side wants to make his rental permanent after taking shape this season, according to local news outlet Correio da Manha (via Sports witness† Part of the loan deal saw a £7.2 option-to-buy clause inserted, which Sporting are now looking to activate.
But Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Barcelona have all expressed interest in the Spain international, who played against his mother club in the last 16 of the Champions League. The source says that if there is a hefty offer of at least £25million for him from either club, Sporting could very well sell him for a quick profit.
That said, Porro seems to have found his groove in Lisbon and may not be ready to move on so soon.
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