Manchester City is the latest club to linked with Swansea City’s star Daniel James. According to reports from England the 21-year-old has emerged as a potential transfer target for the Premier League champions.

Manchester City recently faced the Swans in the FA Cup quarterfinal clash at the Liberty Stadium in what was a thrilling 3-2 victory for the Citizens.  James pace and directness troubled Pep Guardiola ’s men and he played a role in the second goal scored by Swansea in the game.  After the match, Guardiola was of high praise for the player for his performance.

It is believed that Manchester City are prepared to offer £7 million for the Wales international. James was equally impressive over the week and earned plaudits for his performance against Slovakia where he grabbed the only goal of the game.

The speedy winger is currently a talented player with a bit of improvement to work on his game. Guardiola is famous for improving players with Raheem Sterling a recent example of a speedy winger transformed into a world-class forward.

James came close to a move to Leeds United as he had undergone medical at the club only for Swansea to pull the plug in the transfer. Marcelo Bielsa sides are also understood to planning a renewed bid in the summer for the 21-year-old as the Argentine tactician rates the winger highly.

James spoke about his future last week in the aftermath of the Slovakia match revealing that he had begun contract talks with Swansea.  Manchester City have a history of signing players from Swansea City with Wilfred Bony and Scott Sinclair examples of such signing.

The summer holds a lot for the young Welshman but a transfer away from Swansea is looking like the most likely option for the player.

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