Borussia Dortmund are reportedly eyeing a move for former Man City striker Edin Dzeko, now at Roma, as they look into the possibility of replacing their high-in-demand forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Dzeko has not had the greatest of times at Roma since his arrival in the summer, playing just 15 times for the Italian giants and scoring a fairly underwhelming three goals for the side.
However, the Bosnia and Herzegovina captain’s ability cannot be denied as he showed during his four-year tenure at Manchester City, scoring 50 goals from 130 games.
If Dortmund are to make a move for the experienced striker, he certainly would not come cheaply. Roma’s reported valuation of Dzeko is reportedly around 18 million Euros; a hefty price for a 29-year-old forward.
However, with current striker Aubameyang growing increasingly popular among the footballing heavyweights of Europe, such as Arsenal, a move for Dzeko would be a sensible one.
Although losing Aubameyang would potentially be a big blow for Dortmund and claims that he is to leave have been vigorously denied by the club, Dzeko would not be a bad replacement by any stretch of the imagination.