Date: 10th June 2009 at 9:43am
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Premier League giant spenders Manchester City are keeping tabs on Wednesday stopper Lee Grant, according to media reports today.

The Daily Mail are reporting that Mark Hughes’ men are looking at Grant to replace Joe Hart, who’s leaving Eastlands to join Birmingham City.

The Owls’ number one has been subject of interest from a number of big clubs after his fine form between the sticks last season.

But he pledged his future to Brian Laws by agreeing a new deal at Hillsborough recently, and would command a big fee for any clubs wanting his services.

Manchester United and Newcastle United are amongst the other clubs believed to have shown interest in the former Derby County stopper.

But it’s likely Grant will be warming the bench with Shay Given as City’s current number one – something the former England under-21 player won’t be too keen about.