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‘He’ll tick all the boxes for Man City’ – Guardiola tipped to sign Napoli striker

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A former Manchester City forward feels there is a need to add firepower to the club’s ranks and suggests Arkadiusz Milik as a viable option.

Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik’s noteworthy form in front of goal over the years has seen him earn admiring glances from a few Premier League sides.

Tottenham, who are in the market in search of a back-up for Harry Kane, have been the most strongly-linked team regarding a possible move for the Polish marksman.

The 26-year old, who netted 14 times from 35 games in total last season, has also had loose interest from Arsenal and Everton in the recent past.

In other news, injury issues for Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero nearing the limelight of his career has prompted Manchester City to search the market for a new goalscorer, and Milik is reportedly an option for them.

Shaun Goater, who himself held goalscoring responsibility for Man City between 1998 and 2003, has made the case for Milik being the ideal candidate to join the Etihad.

Goater told Gentingbet: “City don’t often get it wrong when it comes to recruitment and I imagine that Milik will tick all the boxes for them, in terms of the quality that he possesses – the pace, intelligence, and also goalscoring ability.

“Man City do need a striker because even though Pep likes to play with a false nine and play the likes of [Raheem] Sterling, [Kevin] De Bruyne or Bernardo Silva in that position – against certain teams, it can work but City now need to go into games knowing that they are going to get the results as the standard of the league is so high now that if you lose two games during the season, your chances of winning the league are slim.

“So, to bring in a player like Milik would be a good signing for the club.”