Former Manchester City star Michael Ball believes that the club could sign a new striker in January as they look to win both the Premier League and the Champions League.
The club spent the entirety of the summer searching for a new forward, as they lost Sergio Aguero to Barcelona on a free transfer.
Harry Kane was reported to be a target throughout the transfer window but City were unable to reach a deal with Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy.
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Reports claim that a bid worth £75m plus £25m in bonuses was tabled for the England captain but he ended up remaining in north London after the two clubs were unable to reach a deal.
In the final week of the transfer window, City were said to be exploring a deal to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus.
He ended up moving to Manchester United, instead, and has scored in every game he has played for the club thus far.
And Ball believes that the club could look to bring a new striker in during the January window as City look to retain their title and also go one step further in the Champions League, having reached last season’s final.
He said: “I feel that the City players who are there need to step up or they find a solution in January with either a striker or other key areas to make that difference to get over the line and bring that trophy home.”
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