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Man City plotting €55m move to bring Liverpool target & Bundesliga wonderkid to Eastlands

Manchester City are lining up a €55 million move for Schalke’s Leroy Sane, which would make the teenager the most expensive German player of all time.

The 19-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Liverpool in recent months, with Jurgen Klopp understood to see his compatriot as a key addition as he looks to remould the Reds squad and continue to stamp his own identity over the Anfield giants [Bild via the Telegraph].

However, while the wonderkid could soon be making the move to England, he may not be set to arrive at Liverpool.

According to Bild, Manchester City have now set their sights on the forward, and are reportedly lining up a truly eye-watering bid to secure the future of one of Europe’s most exciting talents.

Should City sign the youngster at the reported fee, he would become the most expensive German of all time, beating the €50 million fee paid by Arsenal to sign Real Madrid star Mesut Ozil in 2013 [Goal].

The most expensive move from a German player from a German team to the Premier League was Andre Schurrle’s €30 million switch from Bayer Leverkusen to Chelsea, also in 2013 [ESPN].

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