Manchester City will reportedly make one final offer for Raheem Sterling, but they are still not prepared to match Liverpool’s valuation for the winger, according to the Daily
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The Mirror claim that the Citizens had an initial bid of £30m rejected for the 20-year-old, as the Reds revealed they valued Sterling at £50m.
But, rather than meet the Merseyside club’s asking price, City will add £10m to their original offer.
However, the Mirror report that the Eastlands side intend to make it known that they will not make another bid regardless of whether it is accepted or rejected, in the hope that Liverpool will feel too tempted to sell while the money is on the table.
Should their offer be accepted, the two-time Premier League champions will offer the England winger a five-year deal worth £190,000 a week, according to the Mirror.
Capturing their prime target will not stop Manuel Pellegrini’s men continuing to make waves in the transfer market. The Mirror suggest that Paul Pogba, Kevin de Bruyne, and Giannelli Imbula remain on the club’s radar as they look to get back on the trophy trail, after a disappointing year last season.