Manchester City-linked striker has 21 goals in last 17 competitive internationals, he's 'better than Harry Kane'
City transfer speculation is high in wake of Sergio Aguero’s departure.
Manchester City are reportedly looking to bring in a new striker to replace the club legend.
And one name is on pretty much everyone’s lips – Harry Kane.
Before Euro 2020, the Spurs striker spoke to Gary Neville on The Overlap.
Kane described Kevin De Bruyne as a “special, special player” whose deliveries are “a striker’s dream”.
Unsurprisingly, the England captain’s comments fuelled speculation regarding a move to Eastlands.
And on Monday night, Sky Sports reported that City had made a £100m bid for Kane.
However, the Tottenham talisman isn’t the only striker that the Citizens are apparently looking at.
The same outlet claims that City are also keeping tabs on Romelu Lukaku, Erling Haaland and Lautaro Martinez.
According to Corriere dello Sport, Lukaku has a 120m euro price tag, or around £100m.
“Better than Harry Kane”
Lukaku played a big part in Inter Milan’s Serie A win last season, with 24 goals and 10 assists in the league.
He has scored 64 goals and claimed 16 assists from 95 appearances for the Nerazzurri.
Former Inter striker Nicola Ventola raved about Lukaku on Christian Vieri’s Twitch channel last year.
Vieri added: “If Lukaku played for Bayern Munich he’d score as many goals as Lewandowski.
“But Lewa would not score as much if he played for Inter.”
City transfer target shines in the big games
Lukaku is also shining for Belgium at Euro 2020 and scored his third goal of the tournament on Monday night.
The Red Devils ran out 2-0 winners over Finland to finish top of the group with three wins from three.
Lukaku found the back of the net on 65 minutes but offside denied him a goal then.
Lukas Hradecky scored an own goal later on in the game to put Belgium ahead.
And Lukaku then finally got his goal on 81 minutes, spinning on the ball and holding off his marker to slam home.
It was his 21st goal in 17 competitive appearances for Belgium, according to Sky Sports.
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