Erling Haaland of Manchester City may be among the finest attackers in the world, but another forward has been linked to a transfer to the Etihad. The newest name to be mentioned concerning a transfer to City is striker Rafael Leao of AC Milan. Since his debut in Serie A in 2019, the 23-year-old has established himself as a prominent player. Gazzetta Dello Sport is now reporting that City is considering a potential trade for the Portugal international. It follows the revelation that Leao wants a new deal for €7 million annually, but Milan is willing to pay €6 million.
According to rumours, Leao, reportedly valued at more than £100 million, is being considered by City and Premier League rival Chelsea. Makeweights, according to the rumours, may be used to persuade Milan to trade a player whose contract expires in 2024.