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Three players Manchester City could consider as a replacement for Leroy Sane

Manchester City star Leroy Sane during pre-match training session

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Manchester City star Leroy Sane has long been linked with a move away from the club.

The new representatives of the winger, LIAN Sports, have spoken out on Sane’s potential move to Bayern Munich.

The 23-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to the Bundesliga side, and some have suggested that the move was collapsed due to the serious cruciate ligament injury Sane sustained last August.

It is claimed that one reason behind a potential switch to the Allianz Arena for their client is that Sane himself believes he can win the UEFA Champions League with Bayern.

Yet the player’s agent Damir Smoljan has revealed this week Bayern are not the only side interested in signing Sane, who would cost around £70m.

“Together we will talk with Manchester City about what the next step could look like,” Smoljan told German publication BILD earlier this week. “The interest of Bayern is no secret. But other top clubs also contacted us about Leroy.”

Should Sane leave the club, who Manchester City need to sign to replace him at the club?

Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho is one of the names. The 20-year-old has established himself as one of the brightest young players in Europe since leaving Manchester City in the summer of 2017. Sancho has averaged 0.67 goals per 90 and 0.72 assists per 90.

Another 20-year-old starlet from the Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen star Moussa Diaby could be an option. He has averaged 0.30 goals per 90 and 0.22 assists per 90 this term, not figures that match Sancho’s amount.

The third option for Pep Guardiola’s side is Leicester City star, Harvey Barnes. This season the 22-year-old has contributed to a Leicester goal 0.60 times per 90, a figure not far above his expected goal contribution per 90 of 0.55.

Source: MEN

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