While City’s main focus at the moment appears to be on signing Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, as well as Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly, there have been claims in recent days that the club retain an interest in Lyon’s Houssem Aouar.
Manager Pep Guardiola is known to be a keen admirer of the Frenchman and it is believed the Citizens made an approach to Lyon for the player just days after being knocked out by his club in the Champions League last month.
They are not believed to be alone in pursuing Aouar, though, with Arsenal also having had talks over signing the 22-year-old, but it is hard to imagine where the Gunners would find the funds to finance a move for the midfielder who is valued at €50m (£45m).
So what do we know about the France Under 21 international? Press the next page as we go through some interesting facts about the player: