Date: 19th May 2015 at 11:50am
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Manchester City have offered James Milner a new deal worth £165,000 a week but fear the midfielder will still opt to join Liverpool for free this summer, according to Daily Telegraph.

The 29-year old England international has been with the club since 2010, after signing for £26 million from Aston Villa, is said to be keeping his options open.

However, there is interest from both Arsenal and Liverpool, with both keen to sign the Yorkshire man.

With Liverpool looking for to replace Steven Gerrard who is leaving Liverpool at the end of the season, and Arsenal are looking at Milner as a strong and versatile attacking player to add to their squad.

And, it is understood that the English midfielder’s demands for a four-year deal at City have seen a move to Anfield edge closer with a contract set to be signed in the coming days.

City have offered a short term deal worth £165k-per-week but they now fear that it is too little too late.