Rodrigo Hernandez: Man City ready to sign Atletico Madrid star for club record fee

Rodrigo Hernandez: Man City ready to sign Atletico Madrid star for club record fee

- Rodrigo Hernandez has emerged top transfer target for top European clubs this summer

- Manchester City and Bayern Munich are planning to trigger his £62.5m release clause

- Barcelona are also interested in signing the 22-year-old who scored three goals for Atletico Madrid last season

Manchester City have reportedly concluded plans to launch a club record fee of £62.5 million bid for Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodrigo Hernandez.

Despite becoming the first team to win a domestic double in England, the Premier League champions are not leaving anything to chance.

And they are set to add more depth to their squad as they chase continue their chase for first European glory.

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The Citizens were dumped out of the UEFA elite championship at the quarterfinal stage after losing on away goals rule to Tottenham Hotspur.

According to Daily Mail, the 22-year-old was said to have cast doubts over his future at the club, as Man City and Bayern Munich are interested in triggering his £62.5 million.

The German League champions are said to have made an initial bid for the player, but he is said to have told club president Angel Gil Marin wants to play for Pep Guardiola on Monday.

Spanish League champions Barcelona have also shown interests in the Spain international but the midfielder is considering a move to England.

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Rodri scored three goals and one assist in 47 appearances for Atletico Madrid during the 2018-19 campaign.

He has already won two European Championships with Spain under-19s and the UEFA Super Cup while playing for Atletico player in August 2018.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Title-chasing Manchester City and Liverpool are keeping close tabs on £54m-rated Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze.

Daily Mail reports that the Premier League pair are set to battle for the 19-year-old, who they have identified as a possible signing this summer after following his progress over the past 12 months.

Interestingly, the former Golden Eaglets ace, who is known for his pace and skillful prefers to start on the right wing and cut in to shoot with his favourite left foot.

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