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Guardiola In Tough Hunt For ‘New’ Fernandinho

Pep Guardiola has acknowledged finding a long-term replacement for Fernandinho is becoming a matter of increasing urgency for Manchester City. The 33-year-old Brazilian has become one of the most important players in City’s line-up during Guardiola’s three seasons at the club, with his hard work and passing ability as a holding midfielder providing both security in front of the defence …

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Chelsea And Manchester City Vie For Danilo’s Signature

Real Madrid's Brazilian defender Danilo (L) vies with Celta Vigo's Danish midfielder Pione Sisto during the Spanish league football match RC Celta de Vigo vs Real Madrid CF at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on May 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

The market for top class defenders is certainly not for the faint-hearted. Chelsea’s desire to bolster their defensive options saw them part ways with £29 million to acquire the services of Antonio Rudiger. Manchester City, not to be outdone, then spent £50m on enticing Kyle Walker from Tottenham Hotspur. Two excellent players with bright futures, and at those sums they …

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Manchester City Set To Sign Ex-Barcelona Defender

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Locally-based outlet Manchester Evening News say it is only a matter of days before departed club hero Pablo Zabaleta is replaced. Although Manchester City have only signed two players so far this transfer window, the total outlay for both winger Bernardo Silva and goalkeeper Ederson comes to about €90m. Their next signing will likely cost them nothing, as M.E.N report …

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Dani Alves Bids Emotional Farewell To Juventus As Next Move Beckons

Dani Alves has officially bid farewell to Juventus, exactly one year on from signing with the Serie A giants.  At the time of his arrival, the Brazil international signed a two-year deal with the option of a third, but this will now, of course, be cut short. Alves announced the news via his official Instagram account on Tuesday. Me gustaría agradecer …

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Manchester City In ‘Advanced Talks’ To Sign Goalkeeper For World Record Fee

Benfica's Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson Moraes celebrates their second goal scored by teammate Mexican forward Raul Jimenez during the Portuguese league football match SL Benfica vs Vitoria Guimaraes SC at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on May 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

While West Ham may be busy attempting to buy up all the players in Manchester City’s squad Pep Guardiola no longer has room for, the Citizens are themselves looking for potential targets ahead of next season. Following on from the confirmation of Monaco maestro Bernardo Silva’s move to the Etihad, the north west outfit are now reportedly chasing Benfica goalkeeper Ederson with …

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West Ham Make Bid For £20m-Rated Manchester City Striker

West Ham are setting out their stall early in the summer. The Hammers have made a bid for the £20 million-rated Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, according to Sky Sports sources. The 20-year-old enjoyed a superb first season under Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad, scoring 14 times in 35 appearances. His time under Pep Guardiola has been far less productive, …

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Manchester City Fans Ecstatic Over £43m Bernardo Silva Signing

TURIN, ITALY - MAY 09: Bernardo Silva of AS Monaco takes on Dani Alves of Juventus during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Juventus and AS Monaco at Juventus Stadium on May 9, 2017 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Manchester City on Friday evening announced the signing of Bernardo Silva from Monaco in a deal Sky Sports report is worth in the region of £43 million. The 22-year-old joins up with Pep Guardiola’s side having been one of the standout performers in Europe this term, gaining him admirers from across the continent. With so many attacking midfield options at …

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Sergio Aguero Reveals He “Dreamt” Of Playing For Liverpool

While it seems crazy to suggest Sergio Aguero could depart the Etihad this summer, Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola is known for taking no prisoners and is not afraid to upset his squad or fans for the long term good of the team. You only have to look at his spell at Barcelona where he shipped Zlatan Ibrahimovic out because …

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Manchester City Midfielder Not Tempted To China By Outlandish Offer

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15: Yaya Toure of Manchester City shoots on goal past Gareth Barry of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on January 15, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

In what is quickly becoming a daily occurrence, another Premier League player has been identified as a target for a Chinese Super League club.  This time around it is Manchester City central midfielder Yaya Toure who is the focus of speculation, with the BBC reporting that a club offered the 33-year-old a £430,000-a-week deal. The ex-Ivory Coast international has, however, …

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Manchester City Bosses Ready To Give Guardiola £250 Million Plus Lionel Messi To Turn Fortunes Around [Report]

Manchester City’s Premier League title ambitions have take a serious dent in recent weeks and now, to arrest the worrying  slide, club bosses are reportedly ready to give manager Pep Guardiola £250 million and Lionel Messi in a bid to turn things around. The arrival of Guardiola in the summer was heralded by the blue side of the city as …

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Dortmund Striker Admits He Was In Contact With Manchester City, Still Open To Move

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund star forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted that there was truth to the rumour about his proposed move to Manchester City this summer. Speaking with French football publication Onze, he revealed that his father represented him at talks with City officials, confirming: “It’s true, there was contact [with Manchester City]. My father held talks with the club, but in the …

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Chelsea Boss Ignites Joe Hart Speculation After Turning Up At Torino Clash

Manchester United TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 18: Joe Hart (C) of FC Torino salutes the fans at the end of the Serie A match between FC Torino and Empoli FC at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on September 18, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte was in Italy this past weekend to take in Torino’s Serie A clash with Fiorentina, fuelling speculation the manager is interested in bringing goalkeeper Joe Hart to Stamford Bridge. While the reason for his attendance hasn’t been verified, The Mirror have indicated that Hart could be a possible target for Conte in light of the recent turbulence surrounding current …

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Manchester Clubs Set To Face Off For Real Madrid Superstar’s Signature [Report]

January transfer window chatter has already started, with the latest whispers indicating a potential battle between Manchester United and Manchester City for the signature of Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos. According to the Manchester Evening News, both Manchester-based managers, José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, are keen on luring the Germany international away from the Bernabeu during the January transfer window. The 26-year-old …

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