Manchester City have maintained their interest in Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling, making a second bid for the England international.
Sterling looks increasingly likely to leave Anfield as a dispute over his contract continues to rumble on despite his current deal having two years left to run.
City made an initial bid for the 20-year-old earlier this month and, having contacted Liverpool, Perform understands a second offer has been tabled.
After news emerged of the bid on Wednesday, reports also suggested that Liverpool are set to reject the improved offer.
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