Borussia Dortmund have made a bid for Manchester City forward Liam Delap last summer. But They was rejected the offer.
Football Insider reports that Borussia Dortmund are continuing their pursuit of young English players to build up their name in the Bundesliga. Recently, an offer of 15 million pounds was made for England forward Delap, but was rejected by Manchester City.
Delap, 18, is being watched by Dortmund after he was seen playing for Manchester City’s senior team last season. By scoring a goal in the Carabao Cup game.
It was the first goal on behalf of the senior team as well. While his work with the England national team has been playing for the Under-15s, Under-16s, Under-17s. This year playing for Under-18s, scoring 1 goal in 1 game.
Even if it’s a big front center Not responding to Pep Guardiola’s way of making a team. But Manchester City do not want to sell to Dortmund like they lost Jadon Sancho four years ago, so when he refused. The offer is complete Managed a new contract with Delab until 2026 at the beginning of this season.
Dortmund were previously been successful in luring away another young star from City in Jadon Sancho, signing him as a 17-year-old in 2017
Pep Guardiola is said to be a big fan of Delap. He scored 24 goals in 20 games for City under-23s, winning the Premier League 2 Division One title.
The club settled on Delap as their forward to a five year contract that will continue until 2026.
Delap now has an easy route to the first team, Gabriel Jesus being the only outside striker. City had been unable this summer to sign Harry Kane.