Manchester City are keen to young midfielder Pedri.

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Manchester City are keen to use Barcelona‘s interest in Raheem Sterling in the pursuit of young midfielder Pedri.

Sterling has had to find himself in a difficult situation in Pep Guardiola’s squad over the past year. and had previously hinted that he would consider moving out of City.

Barca were linked with him in January. And according to El Nacional, Catalan president Joe Laporta is also keen to sign the England winger. But further news is that they are unable to pay £64million, which Sailboat will ask Pedri to be included in a swap deal.

The 19-year-old midfielder is one of the most admired players in the industry. This week, he just beat Jude Bellingham to win the Copa Trophy.

Pedro played for Spain at the Euros and Olympics before returning to Barcelona.

El Nacional reports that if Barca agree to an exchange, City boss Pepe will allow Sterling to leave.

As for Sterling, he has played 18 games in all competitions for Sailboats this season, scoring four goals.

Manchester City are keen to young midfielder Pedri

Pedri was impressive throughout the campaign for La Roja, who ended up as the semi-finalists.

The former Las Palmas star has won the Golden Boy award with a historic margin, 199 points clear of second-place Jude Bellingham, reveals Tutto Sport, the Italian outlet which presents the award.

Pedri also becomes the first Barca star to win the Golden Boy award after club legend Lionel Messi.

The Blaugrana teenager said (Barca Blaugranes): “I thank Tuttosport for this trophy which makes me proud. Thanks also to all the members of the jury and the fans who have always supported me in this simply incredible 2021 for me.

“And of course, many thanks to Barça. The national team, my family, my friends and obviously to all those who have been close to me day. After day without whom I would not have been able to win the Golden Boy.”

The Catalan giants recently extended the contract of Pedri. Its until 2026 while inserting a release clause worth 1 billion euros.