TalkSport claim both Premier League giants are keen on Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti but the English outfits may have to pay over the odds if they are to secure the French ace.
That’s because according to the agent of the 22-year-old, Donato Di Campli, believes his client is worth a staggering price-tag of €100m.
“If Kevin De Bruyne signs for City for €80 million, then €100 million for Marco does not seem a heresy. I hear here and there that Pogba is €100m. For me, Verratti is worth as much.”
Comparisons to De Bruyne and Pogba will come as a surprise to many, with Veratti only recently starting to show his talents on a large scale.
Whilst fans at the bar concede they’d love to see the combative midfielder rip up the Premier League in their teams colours, they can’t fathom paying such an extortionate price for a largely-unproven talent.
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