Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blues Eye Up Wonderkid [City Region]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blues Eye Up Wonderkid [City Region]

Article excerpt

CITY are reported to be interested in Schalke's teenage sensation Leroy Sane.

Manager Manuel Pellegrini has refused to rule out making a move for new blood in the January transfer window.

Attacker Sane, 19, has contributed goals and assists to the Bundesliga team in 24 appearances this season and has already caught the attention of Germany coach Joachim Low, earning his first international cap in November.

Sane hit the headlines last year when he scored a stunning individual goal against Real Madrid in the Champions League.

He has been linked with a number of Premier League clubs already, with Liverpool regularly rumoured to be interested.

According to reports, City have been watching the player since December 2013 and have now upped their interest, but would want to pay less than the Pounds 32m Schalke would hold out for. …

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