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Manchester City fans react as club weigh up midfielder move, has nine goals in 10

Christopher Nkunku is attracting reported interest from Manchester City ahead of the January window – and City fans have reacted on Twitter.

Nkunku, 23, is in red-hot form for Leipzig this season. Being moulded into an attacking midfielder, he has already scored 10 goals in just nine games.

The ex-PSG man netted a hat-trick against Manchester City in the 6-3 win over the German side. He has also netted back-to-back braces in the league.

Little surprise, then, that bigger clubs are beginning to become interested. Marca rate the Frenchman at a bargain £36.75million fee, before January.

A report from Foot Mercato says three clubs are pursuing a move for the versatile ace – Manchester City being one. Chelsea, Real Madrid are keen

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What do Manchester City fans think of Leipzig superstar Nkunku?

Having watched him up close and personal, Pep Guardiola clearly feels the need to bring a talent like that to the Etihad.

He would offer City plenty of quality in attacking midfield, but given the amount of talent City have there – he might need to rely on something else.

Of course, Nkunku’s versatility allows him to play deeper – much like Bernardo Silva, or on both flanks. Even, as a right wing-back at times.

His age, and price tag, will surely convince more as he continues to find the back of the net. His set-piece ability will also prove tempting for Guardiola.

Manchester City fans are all for the idea of adding Nkunku to the squad, with January now less than three months away.

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