MANCHESTER: Guardiola’s men are reluctant to meet Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur’s valuations.
Manchester City are reportedly considering a shock move for Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo in their search for Sergio Aguero’s replacement.
The Citizens are eager to bring in a new attacker before the transfer window closes in six weeks’ time after waving goodbye to club-record goalscorer Aguero.
Erling Braut Haaland and Harry Kane have been strongly linked with City, but Pep Guardiola’s men are reluctant to meet Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur’s valuations.
Italian outlet Calciomercato suggests that the Premier League champions are now eyeing up a move for Ronaldo, who has previously spent six years with bitter rivals Manchester United.
Ronaldo has spent the past three seasons with Juventus, scoring 101 goals in 133 appearances and chipping in with another 22 assists.
The Portugal international is into the final year of his contract and the Bianconeri are believed to be open to offers for the superstar forward.
Man United and Paris Saint-Germain are also rumoured to be in the running to sign Ronaldo should he indeed depart the Allianz Stadium this summer.