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Coventry City transfer news from CoventryLive: Viktor Gyokeres discusses his future at Sporting Lisbon.
Viktor Gyokeres, a former Coventry City player, has hinted that he is open to a summer transfer just 12 months after leaving England for Sporting Lisbon. The 25-year-old striker has scored 40 goals to help the team win the Portuguese first division championship with two games remaining, and he has plenty of admirers ahead of another major window filled with conjecture about his future.

Only 12 months ago, the Sweden international scored 22 goals for the Sky Blues, sparking interest in his services from home and abroad, and his decision to relocate to Portugal has proven to be a masterstroke, with the player’s profile

and the stock is growing significantly. Coventry sold Gyokeres for just over £20 million in July and are expected to collect even more from the player through a sell-on clause, which is estimated to be 10% of the difference between what City sold him for and his next sale price. That might be significant, given the centre-forward’s £86 million release clause and another four years left on his deal at Sporting. A number of English Premier League clubs, including Arsenal and Chelsea, have expressed interest in his talents, as have several European sides.

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Gyokeres informed the Portuguese newspaper Record about his future plans: “I enjoy being here. It has been great. Lets see what happens. This is football. I cannot make any promises.

He continued, “But I have a contract with Sporting and I genuinely enjoy being here. Things change extremely quickly in football, and we must adjust.”

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Manager Ruben Amorin appears to have had a significant influence on Gyokeres’ decision to come with Sporting in the first place last summer, as well as his tremendous growth this season. However, Amorin’s future is also uncertain, with the brilliant coach connected with several high-profile posts across Europe, including the Liverpool job before the Reds hired Arne Slot to replace Jurgen Klopp at the end of the season.

Gyokeres stated that without Rúben Amorim, predicting the future is difficult. He’s our coach now, and we still have a few games until the end of the season.”

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