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Phil Foden could leave Man City for less than the average UK house price

The teenager is out of contract at the end of next season and the Old Lady are pining for his signature

Alarm bells are ringing at Man City.

With Phil Foden – aka the Stockport Iniesta – still refusing to commit to a new deal there are concerns he could leave to join Juventus for just £175,000 at the end of next season.

The Old Lady are frontrunners for the signature of the 18-year-old dubbed as the future of English football, whose contract runs out in 2020.

Foden is being monitored by Juventus

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Foden is being monitored by Juventus

Foden has played for the Citizens since he was six-years-old but has never cemented a solid run in the first team.

If no deal is concluded Europe’s elite are aware that the youngster could be purchased for just £175,000 in development costs.

This has put the Italian champions on red-alert, as well as other elite European clubs like BVB and Paris Saint-Germain.

The England Under-17 World Cup winner has only played 47 minutes of Premier League football for the champions this term.

The midfield whiiz-kid has played just 47 minutes of Premier League football this term

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The midfield whiiz-kid has played just 47 minutes of Premier League football this term

This is a stark contrast to his old friend and ex-City team-mate Jadon Sancho, who has featured regularly for the German giants and has been a star performer.

Sancho has had a stunning season, and his blistering form continued yesterday as he scored a brace in BVB’s draw with Hertha Berlin.

His form was rewarded with a first call up to the England set-up too as he made his senior debut against Croatia this month.


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