Man City are ready to spend big in the transfer window, and their defence is the top priority.
Man City have struggled defensively in recent times after the exit of Kompany and injury to Aymeric Laporte.
Napoli center back Kalidou Koulibaly is Pep Guardiola’s top target. Also, with Bournemouth set for relegation this season, star defender Nathan Ake is set to make the switch to the Etihad stadium.
TOP STORY: MANCHESTER CITY INFORM NAPOLI OF DESIRE TO SIGN KOULIBALY
🔘 The Cityzens’ have notified Napoli they are ready to match the asking price for Kalidou Koulibaly, according to Sky Sport Italia.
🔥 Pep Guardiola has made his mind up on Koulibaly, who is also hotly linked to Liverpool, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain according to Footy Area.
🤑 Man City are willing to offer €95million (£88m) for his services but Napoli are still holding out for €120m (£109m) before they can agree on the transfer.
🔘 Staying in Manchester, Footy Area confirms that Manchester City are in advanced talks to bring Nathan Ake to the blue side of Manchester.
🇩🇪 Sky Sports Germany reports Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Kai Havertz has agreed personal terms with Chelsea as his exit to Stamford Bridge moves closer. Sports reporter Esiwe Chosen claims Chelsea have agreed on an €85m (£77m) fee plus €15m (£13.5m) in bonuses.
🇮🇹 Juventus keen to bring former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino to as a replacement for Sarri, according to Italian source La Stampa.
🏴 The Daily Mail says Southampton have agreed a deal with Real Valladolid to sign defender Mohammed Salisu. United and Atletico have also been credited with interest.
😤 Theo Hernandez doesn’t want to leave Milan amid interest from PSG, reports Italian media Calciomercato.
🇮🇹 Footy Area confirms that there is a €60m agreement between Napoli and Lille for Nigerian star Victor Osimhen.
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