JURGEN KLOPP will take on Pep Guardiola in the battle to sign Borussia Dortmund hotshot Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

SunSport revealed yesterday Manchester City boss Guardiola aims to land the Gabon striker if Sergio Aguero leaves this summer.
Liverpool rival Klopp is also eyeing Auba, a player he knows well having signed him at ex-club Dortmund.
And he would fund a £40million swoop by selling misfit striker Daniel Sturridge, with West Ham favourites to take the former City and Chelsea star in the close season.

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Klopp gave Aubameyang, 27, his big break when he snapped him up from Saint-Etienne for an undisclosed fee in 2013.

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The powerful 6ft hotshot has since netted 94 goals in 155 appearances in all competitions for the Bundesliga giants.

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Despite being under contract until 2020, he has made no secret of his desire to play abroad, especially in England.