Man Metropolis on path of 18-year-old Croatian prodigy Stipe Biuk with £18m switch eyed from Hajduk Break up
MANCHESTER CITY are reportedly scorching on the heels of Croatian teenage prodigy Stipe Biuk.
The 18-year-old sensation has caught Metropolis’s consideration along with his dazzling shows for Hadjuk Break up, regardless of solely making his senior debut in March.
Metropolis reportedly need Croatian star Biuk to affix their ranksCredit: Getty
The Premier League Champions even reportedly despatched their scouts to verify if he is the true deal in Hajduk’s 3-1 win over Gorica on the weekend.
However Metropolis should spend large to carry Biuk to the Eithad as Hadjuk need £18million to let their academy star go, in line with FootMercato.
Hadjuk’s president Luksa Jakobusic has caught to his weapons to this point and rebuffed all provides for his prized asset that fall beneath the membership’s asking value.
Pep Guardiola’s aspect may face competiton from German sides Bayern Munich, Wolfsburg, Borussia Monchengladbach and Hoffenheim, who’ve additionally been retaining tabs on the Croatian U-21 star.
Crimson Bull Salzburg and Galatasaray have additionally proven curiosity within the left winger, who has gained 17 nationwide caps because the age of 14.
Metropolis could have the sting in any potential switch as they’ve already performed enterprise with Hadjuk prior to now.
They signed Croatia midfielder Ante Palaversa, who has spent the final two seasons on mortgage to Getafe and Belgians Kortrijk, from Hadjuk in 2019.
And Metropolis have had a Croatian star of their ranks earlier than, within the type of Vedran Corluka, who was on the membership for a season in 2007 however then went on to affix their rivals Tottenham.
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Guardiolas’s aspect have already been busy on this summer time’s switch market.
They’ve simply introduced in Jack Grealish for a file payment of £100m from Aston Villa.
And Metropolis have additionally been strongly linked with a £150m swoop for Tottenham contract insurgent Harry Kane.
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