Pep Guardiola says Manchester City and Schalke are far from agreeing a deal for Germany national team winger Leroy Sane.
The City boss admitted that he is keen to bring the 20-year-old to the Etihad, but insists a deal is some way off.
The two parties differ on their valuation of the player; reports in Germany claim that Schalke were hoping to get around €50 million for their biggest asset.
"Sane is a player of Schalke. Of course we talk to him -- Schalke knows we are interested, but...
Schalke general manager Christian Heidel has said Leroy Sane has made it clear to the club he wants to leave this summer.
Sane, 20, is a target of Manchester City and reports indicate that Schalke is close to sealing a deal that would see Sane join Pep Guardiola's team.
Bayern Munich and Real Madrid were also said to still be in the race to sign Sane, according to the winger's father, but Carlo Ancelotti cooled talks of a move to Bavaria on Tuesday saying: "We don't need new players."
Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti has cooled talk of a move for Schalke winger Leroy Sane, telling reporters: "We don't need new players."
Sane, 20, has been strongly linked with a switch to Manchester City this summer, with some media outlets in Germany reporting that he has already agreed terms on a four-year contract, but the Germany international's father said at the weekend that Bayern and Real Madrid "are also still in the mix."
Bayern have been linked with Sane for a while but it has been...
Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are still in the race to sign Leroy Sane, the young Schalke star's father has said amid reports that Manchester City are close to sealing a move for the Germany attacker.
Sane, 20, has been strongly linked with a switch to the Premier League club this summer, with Bild reporting late last week that he has already agreed terms on a four-year contract to join new boss Pep Guardiola at the Etihad Stadium.
The German tabloid added that only the transfer fee still needs...