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Deadline Day: Manchester City To Send Four Players Out On Loan

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on August 28, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

While Manchester City’s incoming business has been completed for the summer, Pep Guardiola still has a lot of deadwood to shift. Selling the fringe players is proving to be something of a challenge for the 2014 Premier league champions, so a number of loan arrangements are set to be agreed within the next 12 or so hours. Further to the …

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Manchester City May Have To Spend Over £50m To Land Italy Star

BORDEAUX, FRANCE - JULY 02: Leonardo Bonucci of Italy celebrates scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 quarter final match between Germany and Italy at Stade Matmut Atlantique on July 2, 2016 in Bordeaux, France. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Manchester City are expected to persevere in their attempt to sign Juventus and Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci. The Serie A champions have already rejected one bid from the 2014 Premier League winners – believed to be worth over £38m – but a second bid is expected to be lodged in the near future. The Telegraph are this evening reporting that, while …

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Manchester City Reportedly Agree To Pay €50m For La Liga Defender

BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 20: Gerard Moreno of RCD Espanyol competes for the ball with Aymeric Laporte of Athletic Club during the La Lga match between Real CD Espanyol and Athletic Club de Bilbao at Cornella-El Prat Stadium on March 20, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Shoring up the defence was always going to be one of Pep Guardiola’s first objectives as new Manchester City manager, and in typical Man City fashion they are looking to spend big to make it happen. Despite spending over £70million on central defenders Nicolás Otamendi and Eliaquim Managala in recent years, neither has been overly impressive, and the fact that …

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PA Explains: Third Party Ownership In Football & Doyen Sports

Alex Kirwan discusses the controversial issue of third-party ownership in football, and in particular the actions of Doyen Sports. Marcos Rojo and Carlos Tevez – what do they have in common?  Both hail from Argentina and both are or were Manchester United players. However, they also have something in common that is seldom an issue in English football or, if …

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Manchester City Taking Care of Business

Manchester City do not possess all the answers as of yet, but they certainly seem to have most of them, writes Iain Anderson. In the last few days new five-year contracts have been signed by Vincent Kompany, David Silva and Sergio Aguero, while the club have signed Eliaquim Mangala and sold Javi Garcia. Perhaps the most surprising thing about City …

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Kompany Signed Up For Life As Manchester City Look To Offload A Few Players

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has committed his future to the club, signing a new 5 year deal. Meanwhile on the recruitment front things are quiet as they have been all summer with no new major signings likely unless boss Manuel Pellegrini can offload some of his excess squad players. Manchester City’s inspirational captain Vincent Kompany has signed a new 5 year contract which …

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Manchester City Announce Signing Of Eliaqium Mangala

Manchester city have announced the signing of highly rated young defender Eliaqium Mangala on their official website. The fee is not disclosed but the France international is expected to cost in the region of £32m. The 23-year-old was part of the French World Cup squad and impressed for Portuguese giants FC Porto last season. He will now join former FC …

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Weekly Transfer Talk: Vermaelen set for Spain

Colm Hayes is here with his weekly roundup of all the transfers from across England and the continent. The BBC have reported today that Arsenal have agreed a £15m fee with Barcelona for club captain Thomas Vermaelen. Manchester United were also interested in the Belgian centre-back but their interest came to a halt due to Arsenal’s demand of receiving a …

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Are Manchester City Stronger This Time Around?

Despite Manchester City’s uncharacteristic low-key action in the transfer window, are they still strong enough to win the Premier League? Iain Anderson discusses. A lot is said regarding what should be done in the aftermath of a championship winning season. It’s a generally held opinion that this is the time to strengthen. The assumption is that the other teams, particularly the ones finishing …

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Manchester City Looking To Sell

According to the Mail Online, Man City may be looking for offers for Matija Nastasic in order to free up more funds as they look to land the signature of FC Porto man Eliaquim Mangala.  With mountains of talent everywhere on the pitch, it is hard to establish just where to improve this City team but it looks as though Manuel Pellegrini …

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Manchester City Transfer News – Spending Spree Curtailed

With UEFA restrictions casting a dampener on City’s spending plans, the Citizens are unlikely to add any more big names to their squad after the Eliaquim Mangala deal has gone through.  After protracted transfer negotiations French centre back Eliaquim Mangala is set to complete his £32m move from Porto in the next few days. City had previously been linked with another centre back, Moroccan international Mehdi Benatia, who is now attracting interest from …

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Manchester City Interested In Eliaquim Mangala

Manchester City are close to securing the signature of the French international with a bid believed to be in the region of £32 million according to The Guardian. The 23-year old did not participate in France’s World Cup campaign this summer but his club form in Portugal with FC Porto looks to have interested the Man City management team enough to …

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Manchester City – Friday’s Transfer News

Manchester City are usually the ones disrupting players at top European clubs, but they’ve been given a taste of their own medicine by Juventus in the last couple of days. The Bianconeri are targeting Manchester City’s Stevan Jovetic and have already had bids rejected for the forward. Jovetic signed for City in a £22 million deal last summer from Fiorentina, …

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