However, Sterling has turned down a chance to move to Juventus, after developing massively under Pep Guardiola and becoming a vital cog in the Spaniard’s domestically dominant machine.
The Turin-based outfit wanted Gabriel Jesus in the swap deal instead, but City are reluctant to let the Brazilian go as they are short on striking numbers as is.
City have been desperate for a striker following club legend Sergio Aguero’s departure from the club in the summer, as the Argentine left for cash-stricken Barcelona.
And, with a deal for Kane failing after dragging on across the entirety of the summer, the club have been left panicking to bring in reinforcements with just four days left in the window.
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