Transfer Talk: City eye Benfica starlet Nunez as Real chase Cavani
Manchester City's search for a new striker could be over as they track Benfica star Darwin Nunez, according to reports.
The Citizens failed to sign Harry Kane from rivals Tottenham over the summer, leaving Gabriel Jesus as their only recognised No9.
Scouts from all over Europe watched the four-cap international score twice as the Portuguese giants stunned Barcelona in a 3-0 Champions League victory.
Barca, Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea, Bayern Munich, AC Milan, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid have all been linked with Nunez, who has scored six times in his last five appearances.
City are also being linked with Dortmund sensation Erling Haaland and Fiorentina forward Dusan Vlahovic.
In other news
Edinson Cavani is being lined up for a January switch to Real Madrid after seeing his starting spot taken by Cristiano Ronaldo, claim Mundo Deportivo.
Sterling is also being tracked by Arsenal, who would have to fend off interest from Barca, United, Juventus and Bayern, say the Daily Star.