Manchester City could be lining up a bid for Liverpool's want-away striker Luis Suarez after being priced out of a move for Napoli's striker Edinson Cavani, according to the Express.

The Italian side will only accept a transfer offer for their striker if it meets the release clause in his contract, which stands at £54m.

New City boss Manuel Pellegrini is not willing to spend that much on the Uruguayan striker so his attentions have now turned to his international team-mate Suarez, who wants to leave Liverpool.

The only downside for Manchester City is that Suarez doesn't only want to leave Liverpool, he also wants to leave England because of the way he has been treated in the country by officials and fans.

Suarez has commented on his future a lot during the Confederations Cup and has revealed that he feels it's time to move on for the safety of himself and his family, with a move to Spain in order to join Real Madrid his wanted-move.

Despite saying he wants a move to Spain, English big-spenders City are still tempted to make an offer for the Liverpool striker, but it is reported that the Anfield club want more than what they spent on him when they signed him from Ajax, which was £23m.

City manager Pellegrini is reportedly unhappy that he has failed to sign Malaga's Isco as he looks set to sign for Real Madrid, so he is keen to snap up a deal for Suarez as soon as possible so that he doesn't face losing another target to Madrid.

Liverpool officials have previously stated that they do not want to sell their 26-year-old striker, but after hearing the comments that have been made by the Uruguayan during his break away from the club, they feel let down and they are ready to listen to offers from clubs around the world with Manchester City, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich all interested.

 

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