Man City ‘in the race’ to sign Zagreb star – Barcelona, Chelsea and Tottenham all interested

Manchester City are in a battle with European giants Barcelona to land the signature of Dinamo Zagreb star Daniel Olmo, according to AS and as relayed by Sport Witness.

Sport Witness had relayed a Marca report earlier in the week that claimed Barcelona had made a ‘formal offer’ for the 21-year-old. However, AS states that although Barcelona’s interest is there, they are facing stiff competition from the Premier League champions.

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Guardiola is reported to have a keen interest in Olmo and has already seen him in action twice this season. Olmo scored in Zagreb when Manchester City won 4-1 in the Champions League, and impressed throughout in the Croatian side’s 2-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium.

The current Premier League champions will have to pay around €40 million for the attacking midfielder, but are helped by the fact Olmo has made a desire to leave the club.

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