A number of Manchester City fans have given their approval to a transfer report linking them with a possible move for Leon Bailey.
The Daily Mail reported that the Premier League champions have targeted the Bayer Leverkusen winger, rated at £40m by his club, as a potential replacement for Leroy Sane, who has been linked with a summer move to Bayern Munich (as per The Telegraph). The news was subsequently shared on Twitter by @City_Xtra.
Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey (22) is emerging as a target for #ManCity should Leroy Sane leave this summer.
— Man City Xtra (@City_Xtra) May 25, 2020
The 22-year-old Jamaican has scored seven goals in 24 appearances for the Bundesliga outfit this season and, while primarily a left winger, can operate anywhere across the forward line or as an attacking midfielder (as per TransferMarkt). He managed one shot and one key pass during a 24-minute substitute appearance in his team’s 3-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday.
Bailey has also struck up a friendship with Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling, who was also born in Jamaica and who has been described by the Bayer Leverkusen player as his “big brother”. [via besoccer.com]
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These City fans on Twitter are very keen to have the 22-year-old at the Etihad Stadium, with some hoping that Sterling’s presence can swing the deal in the English club’s favour:
Jamaican excellence on both wings? Yes please! https://t.co/zGlXp5cEZz
— Robbie (on loan at Hertha Berlin) (@FutbolRob_) May 25, 2020
I really rate this. Gonna need some talent to replace Leroy if he leaves https://t.co/8WK0V9kOU4
— J (@JZSxo) May 26, 2020
— BoyzInBlue (@BernardoControl) May 26, 2020
Now this. This is the move.
— Omar (@mcfcomarr) May 25, 2020
Agent Raz do your work💙⚽💙👌
— ManCityAfrica💙⚽💙 (@EKatuta) May 25, 2020
Wouldn’t mind him the linkup with raz will be sick
— Ridz (@Ridz18_) May 25, 2020
— King Sergio🔥💙 (@KSzn22) May 26, 2020
Man City fans, how excited would you be about the potential link-up between Sterling and Bailey at the Etihad? Have your say by commenting below!
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