Transfer Talk: City plot January Kane raid as Real offer Bale exit
Manchester City will reportedly resume their Harry Kane chase in January as they look to test Tottenham's resolve.
The Citizens missed out in the summer as Spurs chairman Daniel Levy's demands proved too much to land the superstar striker.
Kane has scored just one league goal in an out-of-sorts campaign after making public his desire to move to the Etihad.
But the hitman clearly has not lost his shooting boots as he proved last night with a brilliant perfect hat-trick against Albania.
Spurs will be hoping new boss Antonio Conte can restore Kane's form after replacing Nuno Espirito Santo and City would be expected to fork out a huge sum if Levy is open to making a deal.
Raheem dream still alive
City benchwarmer Raheem Sterling is still high on Barcelona's wishlist, according to reports.
The England speedster has started just three league games this season after falling down the Etihad pecking order.
Barca were believed to have pulled out of the race to sign him — handing a clear run to Arsenal.
But the Manchester Evening News say the Catalan outfit are still hot on the trail despite City being reluctant to sell Sterling, who has 18 months remaining on his contract.
In other news
El Nacional report that Real Madrid chief Carlo Ancelotti has told the club to sell or release Gareth Bale, whose contract is up at the end of the season.