Manchester City have ‘shown interest’ in RSC Anderlecht’s teenage star Jeremy Doku (18), and ‘could use’ former captain Vincent Kompany to help sign the forward, reports Telegraph journalist Mike McGrath.
Doku hit the headlines on Tuesday after he scored on only his second international appearance for Belgium against Iceland – a goal which was, inevitably, assisted by City’s own Kevin de Bruyne.
At club level, the forward is managed by Kompany, and under his guidance in the 2019/20 season Doku managed 3 goals and 3 assists in 1,250 minutes on the pitch.
Since making his first-team debut aged 16, the Belgian has earned the admiration of Europe’s biggest clubs, with Liverpool and Real Madrid credited with an interest in the past.
Now, the Telegraph claim that it is City and Italian giants Juventus and AC Milan who are most keen on the winger. A deal would cost around €20m, and City would be hopeful that Kompany would be able to convince Doku to move to Manchester if Anderlecht accepted a bid.
If City were to sign him, the plan would likely be for Doku to be loaned out for at least a season, the report adds.
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