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Manchester City closing in on Atlético midfielder

Manchester City are reported to be close to agreeing a deal for Atlético Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that Niguez has been identified as the long-term replacement for Fernandinho, who is now 33 years old. City’s original choice was Ajax star Frenkie de Jong, but the Dutch international chose Barcelona instead, forcing ...

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Guardiola denies Juventus links

Pep Guardiola has flatly denied claims that he is set to join Juventus in the summer. Reports in Italy have emerged suggesting that the 48-year old Spaniard is being touted as the next manager of the Serie A champions, with current incumbent Massimiliano Allegri putting talks about a new contract on hold until the end of the season. Separate reports ...

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City under investigation for FFP breaches

UEFA is investigating Manchester City for alleged breaches of FFP – Financial Fair Play. That is according to The BBC, with the governing body for the sport in Europe concentrating on apparent violations which have been disclosed by various media outlets, which, without naming names, almost certainly refer to claims made by German newspaper Der Spiegel, based on leaked information. ...

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City may have to break transfer record to sign Chilwell

Manchester City may have to break the world transfer record for a defender if they want to sign Leicester’s Ben Chilwell in the summer. That is according to The Daily Telegraph who reports that City may have to top the £72 million that Liverpool paid for Virgil van Dijk if they hope to land the 22-year old. The Etihad club ...

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Bernando Silva in line for bumper new deal

Portuguese playmaker Bernardo Silva is in line for a bumper new deal at The Etihad. The 24-year old midfielder joined Manchester City from Monaco in May 2017, in a deal worth £43 million, and has since become established as an integral part of Pep Guardiola’s side, normally deployed on the right-side of attack. So good has his form been that ...

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City monitoring Serbian striker

Manchester City are keeping tabs on Frankfurt and Serbian striker Luka Jovic. The 21-year old is in the second of a two-year loan from his parent club Benfica, and has been making a big stir with Frankfurt this season, scoring 21 goals for them in all competitions. According to The Daily Mail, Frankfurt intend to trigger a £6 million release ...

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City under investigation over Sancho transfer

Jordan Sancho is one of the hottest talents in Europe right now; with his stunning right-foot volley against Bayer Leverkusen at the weekend just another manifestation of the blossoming talent of the Borussia Dortmund and England player. However, his former club Manchester City could find themselves in the dock over the circumstances that led him to The Etihad in the ...

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Wan-Bissaka’s list of suitors grows

Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka is a man in demand. The England under-21 international has become of the hottest young talents in English football since breaking into Palace’s first team last season, and has been attracting the attention of a number of high profile clubs from the Premier League and beyond. These include the likes of Manchester City, Manchester United, ...

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Gündoğan ready to run down City contract

Ilkay Gündoğan is ready to run down his existing contract at Manchester City, which has 18 moths still to run. That is according to an interview he gave to German newspaper Bild that although he might be prepared to sign a new contract with City, he feels under no pressure to do so, as he looks to secure the last ...

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Vincent Kompany set for new City deal

  Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is set to be offered a new deal by the club – albeit on reduced wages. The 32-year old is out of contract at The Etihad in the summer, but is close to agreeing a new one-year deal on revised terms that will see him extend his stay in Manchester into a 12th season. ...

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