Manchester City midfielder James Milner has been watched by Bundesliga heavyweights Borussia Dortmund, [football] direct news understands. The England international, who could be available for a cut-price fee this summer as he approaches the final 12 months of his contract at the Etihad Stadium, has caught the eye of Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });A source close to City told FDN that the Germans have stepped up their interest in the player since his winner in December’s 3-2 win at Bayern Munich in the Champions League, and are watching contract developments with interest. Club spies have kept tabs on him over the last three months and are impressed by his ability to operate in a number of different positions. The title challengers are yet to thrash out a fresh contract for Milner and Dortmund, last year’s European Cup finalists, are prepared to test their resolve to hold onto him at the end of the season, when more high-profile arrivals are expected to arrive in Manchester.