Manchester City and Hearts have reportedly held talks over Aaron Hickey according to a report (Edinburgh Evening News).

Ann Budge, Craig Levein and other Jambo representatives travelled to Manchester to hold talks with the English side.

Hearts chief Budge reportedly travelled to Manchester for Hickey talks.

Budge reportedly travelled to Manchester for talks. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

It’s been well documented that City are admirers of Hickey and now the two clubs have met to discuss several matters. A potential Manchester City move for Hickey was one topic of discussion.

Hearts want a Hickey loan deal

With a contract running till 2021, City have identified him as a potential signing target. No agreements were made over his transfer during the meeting claims the report.

It remains to be seen whether Manchester City table a bid. If they did, it’s thought Hearts would then pursue a loan deal for the teenager. They already have Ryotaro Meshino on loan from the Citizens.

Hickey is being watched. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Hearts are keen to develop links at the Etihad to create more openings for players to move between the two clubs in future.

Hickey’s set for a big future in the game and City are seemingly weighing up their options over the teenager.

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