Manchester City and Liverpool continue to be the biggest rivals for the Premier League title this season, even if it looks like Pep Guardiola’s side are well on their way to winning the latest battle between the two clubs.
Occasionally, they also compete off the pitch, tussling for the best signings in the transfer market. That’s seen both clubs paying attention to a developing star in Dutch football, reports Voetbal International on Monday.
According to the Netherlands source, both Manchester City and Liverpool have started the process to the potentially sign Cody Gakpo, for a transfer which could happen in the summer window.
The 22-year-old is a versatile attacker, and has scored 10 goals, also adding 11 assists, so far this season.
He has a contract with PSV lasting until 2025, and is expected to sign a new deal soon, Despite that, it’s thought a transfer is possible in the summer market, and that’s where the two English clubs are brought into the picture.
According to Voetbal International, the player ‘has now held exploratory talks’ with both Liverpool and Manchester City. The report says it’s clear Gakpo has spoken with both clubs, and there’s thought to be wider interest around Europe.
One to keep an eye on in the coming months.