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Torino fear Leeds now leading race for Man City winger Ian Carlo Poveda

Torino are pushing to close a deal for wantaway Manchester City winger Ian Carlo Poveda.

Off contract in June, there's an acceptance at City that the Londoner needs to move on.

TMW says Torino are in talks with Poveda's minders, however it is Leeds United who are leading the race for his signature.

The promotion hopefuls reached a breakthrough in negotiations yesterday and there's an acceptance in Turin that Toro face missing out on the youngster.

Poveda, 19, has played 11 times for the Under-23 side this season, but has only made the matchday squad once in the Carabao Cup win over Southampton at the Etihad where he was an unused substitute.

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