Report: Manchester City and Chelsea want £13m Antonio Marin

manager Pep Guardiola of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on April 14, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Antonio Marin is apparently as good as Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr; a move to Premier League giants City or Chelsea would help him prove that.

Antonio Marin of Dinamo Zagreb during the UEFA Youth League match between Manchester City and Dinamo Zagreb at Manchester City Football Academy on October 01, 2019 in Manchester, United...

Manchester City are interested in the latest Dinamo Zagreb wonderkid Antonio Marin, according to Sky Sports, with Premier League rivals Chelsea also keeping an eye on the exciting young winger.

A whole host of top European stars have risen through the ranks at Croatia’s biggest club, including Luka Modrid, Andrej Kramaric, Mateo Kovocic and Dejan Lovren.

 

And it looks like Marin, an 18-year-old forward who has made four appearances in the first team this season, is set to follow in their footsteps – if he stays in Zagreb that is.

According to Sky, Manchester City are keeping close tabs on Marin after he scored against them during a 2-2 draw in the UEFA Youth League last week.

Brooklyn Lyons-Foster of Tottenham Hotspur and Antonio Marin of Dinamo Zagreb during the Premier League International Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur U23 and Dinamo Zagreb at The Lamex...

Chelsea, who have been transformed into one of the Premier League’s youngest and most exciting attacking teams since Frank Lampard returned, are interested too.

Calciomercato first linked City with Marin back in March, while claiming that Zagreb want around £13 million for their prized asset. Apparently, the Croatian league champions believe Marin is on a level with Real Madrid starlets Rodrygo Goes and £40 million Vinicius Junior, though the former has a long way to go before he can prove that those comparisons are on the money.

 

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