Last Updated: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:35
Borussia Dortmund have admitted they are keen on signing Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko, but no deal has yet been struck.
The 27-year-old, who joined City for £27million in 2011, has been regularly linked with a move away from the Etihad Stadium as he has never quite managed to be a regular first-choice forward under boss Roberto Mancini.
However, his goalscoring record remains impressive - he has managed 28 Premier League goals in 70 league appearances overall - so plenty of top clubs across Europe are interested in the talented Bosnia international.
Dortmund are favourites to sign Dzeko as he would be the ideal replacement for star striker Robert Lewandowski, who is due to leave them this summer.
General manager Michael Zorc has revealed Dortmund are keen on sorting out the transfer but there could be problems agreeing a fee with City, who are thought to be holding out for between £15-20million for Dzeko.
"There should be little doubt about Edin Dzeko being a top-class striker," Zorc told Sport-Bild weekly. "He is a great forward and a player one should be keen on. However there is also still somewhat of an economic aspect.
"It would be down to pure maths because Edin Dzeko is under contract at Manchester City beyond the end of the season."
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