Kalidou Koulibaly: Napoli have fixed a strict deadline for clubs that are thinking about signing Koulibaly, so Manchester United and Manchester City might need to act quickly to sign Koulibaly. (Daily Star, September 15);
City need a centre back, and they would like it to sign Napoli defender. PSG will also be interested to sign defender. (Sky Sports, September 10).
City are still expecting to sign Koulibaly at a 75m bargain – with no direct contact with his team Napoli (Daily Star, September 8); Manchester City are planning another bid to your Napoli centre-back. Their very first bid is around €60m including add-ons. It was €15m less of Napoli’s appraisal, but the Premier League club believe they can find a bargain with an improved offer in the next few days. (The Guardian, September 5);
Dayot Upamecano: City are seeking to get among their cross-city rivals Manchester United since they’ve opened discussions with the RB Leipzig for Dayot Upamecano. (Express, September 13).
Houssem Aouar: Manchester City are set to battle their rival Arsenal for the Lyon midfielder. (Daily Mirror, September 10)
Jeremy Doku: Manchester City have revealed interest in the Belgium forward, and May utilize Vincent Kompany to land the Anderlecht teenager. (Daily Telegraph, September 11)
Lionel Messi: The Argentine forward says he’ll stay at Barcelona next year after doing a surprise U-turn on his long run. (September 5).
Adama Traore: Wolves could sell the winger to raise transfer funds. Manchester City and Liverpool would battle for Adama Traore. (Sunday Mirror, August 23).
Courtney Clarke: Manchester City and West Ham have sent scouts to Whyteleafe FC in Croydon to watch teenager Clarke. (Daily Telegraph, September 7).
Lautaro Martinez: Manchester City will move up their attempts to sign a striker with the Inter Milan striker their number one target. (The Sun, August 22).
Harry Winks: City are stepping up a shock 40m bid to the Spurs midfielder with Jose Mourinho prepared to sell(The Sun, August 14).
Thiago Alcantara: City have entered the race for Bayern Munich’s Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara and are thought to be offering more than Liverpool for 29-year-old midfielder. (Bild, August 13).
Jose Gimenez: City have been informed they must pay £109.1m to sign the Atletico Madrid defender. Atletico Madrid recently denied their 92m bid for the defender.