Arsenal, Liverpool and both the Manchester clubs are interested in Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech as the Moroccan midfielder would be available for just £25 million in the summer.
Mirror reports that the 26 year old midfielder who has been in stunning form this season for Ajax, with 19 goals and 20 assists in 42 appearances, would be available at a cut price deal in the summer.
Premier League heavyweights Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are all interested in signing him up states the report, but it is Champions Manchester City who are in pole position.
City’s Ilkay Gundogan is reportedly open to the idea of leaving the club as he enters the final year of his contract and has, till now, not agreed terms for a new one. As a result, the report states that Pep Guardiola is sizing up Ziyech as a potential replacement for the German midfielder.
Ziyech is now in the Champions League semifinals after Ajax eliminated Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus from the competition, and will go on to face Tottenham.
Bayern Munich are also said to be interested in the Moroccon midfielder’s services.
FOX Sports Asia probability rating: 4/5; If indeed Ziyech is available for just £25 million in the summer, it would be a no brainer for the European giants to pounce on the opportunity to get the deal done.