Manchester City have been the form team in the Premier League this season and now have the opportunity to mount an unassailable lead at the top of the table.
The Citizens don’t look like slowing down any time soon under Pep Guardiola, with a second successive Premier League title well within their sights. Interestingly, it appears as if the Spaniard is still looking to strengthen, as according to Sun Sport, Manchester City are interested in Sunderland’s Bali Mumba.
Chelsea and Manchester City are battling to sign Sunderland teen Bali Mumba.
Spies from both clubs saw the 17-year-old dazzle in the FA Youth Cup at Halifax on Wednesday.
He has signed a pro deal but that is not stopping the vultures from circling.
City were in pole position for the England youth player and are willing to pay around £2.5 million for him. However, now Chelsea are keen too.
Bali Mumba has established himself as one of the hottest prospects in English football having enjoyed his breakthrough at current club Sunderland. Indeed, this has forced Manchester City to send scouts to watch the youngster, with a future swoop for the midfielder looking likely after a positive report.
Manchester City could do with securing a central midfielder after missing out on Jorginho, but Mumba would be more of a purchase for the long-term.