Manchester City are reportedly lining up a summer move for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.

The Reds star has been in superb form this term and currently tops the Premier League's scoring charts with 25 strikes despite missing the first five games of the season through suspension.

Suarez has been a key factor behind the Anfield outfit's title challenge this term, and his form was rewarded in December when he became the highest-paid player in the club's history after signing a new contract.

Despite seeing Suarez sign the £200,000-a-week deal late last year, City still feel they can snare the Uruguayan away from Anfield, and director of football Txiki Begiristain has held preliminary talks with the player, according to Spanish publication Marca.

It is unlikely that the Reds are willing to sell Suarez as they gear up for Champions League football next term, and City might have to bid upwards of £70m if they are serious about landing for the 27-year-old.

The move would place Edin Dzeko's future in doubt at the Etihad, with Manuel Pellegrini said to be happy to listen to offers for the Bosnia international should Suarez make the sensational switch this summer.