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City Dealt Blow In Pursuit Of £72m Rated German Wonderkid

Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz wants to play for Bayern Munich, according to Mundo Deportivo. Reports in Germany had suggested that Manchester City and Barcelona were among the clubs interested in the teenager, with Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and Liverpool also in the mix. However, it appears Havertz has already made up his …

Guardiola Refutes Claims That City Will Trigger Spanish Superstar’s £135m Release Clause

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has denied that the club are interested in Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez. Reports in the Spanish media had suggested that the Citizens were preparing to trigger the 23-year-old’s €150m (£135m) release clause in the January transfer window. However, speaking ahead of City’s Champions League clash against Hoffenheim this evening, …

‘It’s A Done Deal Then’ ‘He Loves Pep So Much’ – City Fans React As Lyon Playmaker Reveals Admiration For Guardiola

Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar has stated his admiration for Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. The Spaniard had reserved special praise for the 20-year-old after his performance for Lyon in the 2-2 draw against City last month, and the midfielder decided to repay the compliment: “Yes, for me he [Pep Guardiola] is a fascinating coach of …

Ndombele Reveals How Close He Came To Joining City In The Summer

Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has confirmed that Manchester City tried to sign him in the summer but his club rejected the Premier League side’s approach. Speaking on French TV, the 21-year-old said he was happy to stay at Lyon and continue his development in the first team: “I could have left but the club were …

REPORT – City Complete £6m Signing Of American International Goalkeeper

Manchester City have completed the signing of Colombus Crew goalkeeper Zack Steffen, according to Goal.com USA. The fee is believed to be $7.5m (£6m), rising to $10m (£7.8m) including add-ons. The American international will, however, not be joining the Citizens immediately. Steffen does not qualify for a work permit as he hasn’t played the requisite …

City Dealt Huge Transfer Blow As Dutch Starlet Looks Poised To Sign For PSG For £67m

Paris Saint-Germain are “almost certain” to sign Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong in the summer, according to De Telegraaf. The Dutch newspaper reports that the French club have beaten Manchester City to the signing of the 21-year-old. PSG are reportedly willing to pay €75m (£67m) to seal the transfer of de Jong with the Citizens …

United Set To Challenge City In Bid To Land £71m Rated Ligue One Midfield General

Manchester United have joined Manchester City in the battle to sign Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, according to Telefoot. The French TV programme report that United and City are two of the four teams keeping tabs on the Frenchman, with Real Madrid and Juventus also keen on the 21-year-old. Lyon are said to be weighing up …

REPORT: City Lining Up Summer Offer For 22 Year Old Ivorian Ace

Manchester City a weighing up a move for Lyon forward Maxwel Cornet next summer, according to Calciomercato.com. The Ivorian international scored twice against the Citizens in the 2-2 draw on Tuesday night, and it seems he left a big impression on manager Pep Guardiola. Cornet has been at Lyon since moving from Metz in 2015, and …

‘Get The Kid” French Xavi’ – City Fans On Social Media Impressed After Seeing French Starlet In Action

Manchester City faced a stern test against Lyon last night. The 2-2 draw meant the Citizens progressed to the knockout rounds of the Champions League but they had to recover twice from going behind. Manager Pep Guardiola was seriously impressed with one of the players on the opposing team. Houssem Aouar performed well yesterday and …

City Keeping A Close Eye On ‘New David Silva’ Available For £13.3m

Manchester City are keeping tabs on GD Chaves midfielder Stephen Eustaquio, according to the Daily Mail. The Portuguese international has been compared to David Silva with City said to be watching the 21-year-old’s progress closely. However, it seems the Citizens may have a battle on their hands to land Eustaquio with Sporting Lisbon reportedly already having made …

City Target Surprise £5m Move For American International As Bravo Replacement

Manchester City are keen on signing Colombus Crew goalkeeper Zack Steffen, according to reports in the English media. The Citizens see the American international as a player with huge potential, and it is believed they will try and sign the 23-year-old in the January transfer window. Claudio Bravo is sidelined for the long term with …

City Chasing £44m Rated La Liga Fullback As Mendy Replacement

Manchester City are weighing up a move for Real Betis fullback Junior Firpo, according to reports in England. The 22-year-old is valued at £44m by his club, but the Manchester side are keen to recruit cover for Benjamin Mendy. The Frenchman has undergone knee surgery which will keep him out until the New Year, leaving manager …

‘Amazing Signing’ ‘Good Player But No Thank You’ – Fans Divided On City’s Interest In Serie A Midfield General

Manchester City are keeping tabs on Napoli holding midfielder Allan, according to reports in Italy. The Brazilian is reportedly happy to stay at the Partenopei for the time being but Pep Guardiola’s side are said to have increased their scouting of the 27-year-old in recent weeks. Fans on Twitter are uncertain whether an offer for …

City Make Scouting Trip To See ‘New Pirlo’ In Action But Face Competition From Premier League Rivals

Manchester City are tracking Brescia defensive midfielder Sandro Tonali, according to reports in Italy. The midfielder has been called up to the Italian senior side by manager Roberto Mancini for the first time despite playing his football in Serie B. Tonali has been dubbed the ‘new Pirlo’ by many news outlets, with many seeing the …

REPORT – City Close To £50m Swoop For Dutch Starlet With Player Swayed By Chance To Play Under Guardiola

Manchester City are closing in on signing Ajax playmaker Frenkie de Jong, according to reports in England. The 21-year-old is interesting a host of top European clubs but the Dutch international is believed to have been convinced by the prospect of working under manager Pep Guardiola. Manchester United, Barcelona and Tottenham were also said to be …