Man City ‘Keeping Tabs’ on Danish winger after player’s first signing attempt failed
Isaksen, primarily a right winger, rose through the ranks of the Danish squad over the years before finally making his way into the first-team setup in 2019.
He has since solidified his starting position, making 31 appearances with five goal contributions for Midtjylland in the 2020/21 season.
According to the latest reports from the Danish daily BT, as translated and relayed by Inside the Futbol, Pep Guardiola’s team have not completely ruled out the possibility of signing the 20-year-old in the next transfer window.
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Isaksen has been reportedly on Manchester City’s radar for some time and the report also claims the England side have failed in their attempt to sign the young winger but continue to actively monitor him.
However, FC Midtjylland are keen to keep their prospects exciting and want them to continue their development in Denmark for the foreseeable future.
Isaksen’s contract with the Danish Superliga team runs until 2024 and they are in no rush to sell the player.
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In the event that Isaksen signs for the England side, he would most likely be loaned to one of City’s sister clubs to gain crucial first-team experience, as is the case with most of the promising youngsters that the Blues do. sign.
Manchester City’s state-of-the-art football academy as well as the City Football Group club network provide an excellent platform for young prospects around the world to develop and shine, a lucrative opportunity that will be extremely difficult to resist for a young player like Isaksen.
It remains to be seen whether the Premier League giants will step down and go all-in for the Danish winger.
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