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Eintracht Frankfurt signing Ali Akman: Man City choice very close

Bursaspor whizkid Ali Akman admits he turned down Manchester City to sign for Eintracht Frankfurt.

The 18 year-old will be moving to Germany at the end of the season.

And he revealed to Goal: "In fact, there were also offers from Italy and Spain.

"Atalanta and Valencia were there, and Manchester City was also a hot candidate. I had to make a choice.

"For a while I gravitated towards Manchester City."

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