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Atletico to steal march on Manchester United with £14m bid?

Alessio Cerci (Torino)A few of the Football Transfer Tavern regulars follow Italian football and they were hoping to see Alessio Cerci move to the Premier League this summer.

But according to talkSPORT, Manchester City and Manchester United could be set to miss out on the attacker.

Both clubs have been linked with the Italian international winger in recent months as have fellow Premier League outfit Everton.

But it now seems that Spanish club Atletico Madrid are set to enter the race for the Torino attacker.

The Spanish club have money to burn having been raided by Chelsea this summer and are still on the lookout for players that could help them keep hold of their La Liga title.

The Italian side are yet to receive a bid close to their estimations of £16 million but it is thought that Atletico are prepared to go as high as £14 million.

It is £2 million short of what Cerci’s current side are after but it is thought that the bid will be accepted.

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