Premier League giants set to rivals Man Utd and Liverpool in race to sign Ilkay Gundogan

Chelsea transfer news

Manchester City are showing a in increasing interest in signing Borussia Dortmund’s midfield playmaker Ilkay Gundogan according to SkySports.

The Premier League broadcaster states that Man City, Juventus and Barcelona are involved in the race for the 25-year-old.

Both Liverpool and Manchester United are also interested in signing the 25-year-old according to the Metro.

However, Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel has insisted that Gundgoan may yet remain at the Bundesliga club.

“I believe it’s not the case that there isn’t a chance he’ll stay,” Tuchel was quoted as saying by SkySports.

“The importance of Ilkay in this form is undisputed, but one can imagine that the interest from other clubs is very high.”

Gundogan’s career began at Nuremberg before moving to Dortmund for £4m in 2011. The Germany international has six assists and three goals in 32 appearances for Dortmund this season.

Dortmund have recorded 15 victories in 21 league games this season and find themselves in second place in the Bundesliga.

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