Manchester City look in pole position to sign Hoffenheim forward Roberto Firmino in a £20m deal ahead of Premier League rivals Arsenal and Chelsea.
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Man City transfer news
The 2013/14 Premier League champions are in dire need of strengthening in several areas after a highly disappointing season, which has seen them lose their title to Chelsea.
However, preparations to improve their squad for next season already look to be in the works as City work on a deal to bring Firmino to the Etihad Stadium in what would be a highly exciting move.
The talented 23-year-old has had another eye-catching season in the Bundesliga this term, and his fine form could now earn him a big move to City, according to the Daily Star.
Able to play in a variety of attacking midfield roles and upfront, the Brazilian international would certainly be a fine addition at any of these big clubs, and should fit in well with City’s style of play.