Manchester City Jump Ahead Of Real Madrid In Race To Sign Juventus Star This Summer

Paulo Dybala celebrates after scoring.

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Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City have found some decent form recently and are one of the few clubs who can even think of catching Antonio Conte’s Chelsea at the top of the table this season.

The manager will not be completely pleased with the performances of his side recently and will surely look to add a few players to his squad this summer.

And one such name that is constantly doing the rounds is Argentine star, Paulo Dybala.

The Juventus striker is among the most exciting players in Europe at the moment and is wanted by a host of European clubs at the end of the season.

But according to a story from English news outfit Mirror, Manchester City are front runners for his signature this summer.

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Pep Guardiola is bracing himself for a striker quest as reports suggest that he is ready to let star striker Sergio Aguero leave in the summer and it is understood that they have now taken steps to land Dybala at the end of the season.

According to the report, Manchester City have already met with the representatives of the player and the club and have surpassed European giants Real Madrid in the race for his signature.

Zinedine Zidane is eyeing the Argentine as a replacement for Karim Benzema, who is also on the move at the end of the season.

The Spanish outfit are desperate to add a top class striker to their ranks and have identified Dybala as a suitable option but Pep Guardiola is now ready to snatch him away from under their noses.

The 23-year old is currently contracted with the Italian outfit till 2020 and Manchester City are ready to pay around £25.5m for the player or are ready to offer one of their players +£21m in cash.

However, it is understood that Dybala has a release clause of £38.3m which must be met to get Juventus talking.

The Turin-based outfit are open for sale and reportedly prefer selling to the English giants than the Spanish counterparts leaving Manchester City with the upper hand.

But do you think Paulo Dybala will move to the Etihad this summer?


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