Manchester City have joined the race for AS Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni. Big European clubs including Manchester United, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Juventus are all interested in the Fench midfielder.
According to ESPN, there is interest from both Manchester United and Liverpool. But Manchester City have also joined the race for the French international.
AS Monaco will find it difficult to keep hold of the midfielder with so many major European clubs scouting him. AS Monaco will demand a fee between €50m and €60m for the midfielder. Tchouameni still has three years remaining on his current contract.
Tchouameni has been in good form this season scoring twice in 15 appearances for AS Monaco. He has also become an important part of the French national team, even starting in the win over Spain in the UEFA Nations League final. Following the impressive displays this season, Tchouameni’s talent is no longer a hidden secret.
Tchouameni the ‘perfect replacement’ for Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho
Fernandinho now 36, is nearing the end of his career. And his contract at Manchester City expires next summer. Tchouameni can provide Guardiola with an option for years to come and someone that Manchester City can build their midfield around.
Manchester United may see Tchouameni as a perfect partner to Paul Pogba like he has done for France in the UEFA nations league finals. Or as a replacement for Pogba who is out of contract next summer and is still yet to sign a new deal at the club.
Liverpool midfielders Jordan Henderson, James Milner and Thiago Alcantara are all in their thirties. And Jurgen Klopp may see Tchouameni as a long term stay in the Liverpool midfield.
Tchouameni with his all-around dynamism and bags of talent and potential can go on to become a major force for both his club and county.
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