The English club could have many arrivals and departures in the next transfer window with the aim of renewing Pep Guardiola’s team.
Manchester City are confident of further strengthening their squad this summer, despite signing striker Erling Haaland, sources have revealed. ESPN.
City has agreed to exercise a € 60m buyout clause in Haaland’s contract Borussia Dortmund and the 21-year-old will officially attend Etihad Stadium on July 1st.
But sources close to the club insisted that the arrival Haaland It probably won’t be the only sign in the transfer window, with ongoing talks about the possibility of adding a midfielder and full back before the start of next season.
Better the veteran’s field Fernandinho has already announced its intention to return to Brazil at the end of the season, while left Benjamin Mendy He remains separate from the squad pending his trial on rape charges.
There is also interest in Oleksandr Zinchenkowhich played the majority as a left back and Guardiola. Sources revealed ESPN that the city expects that Gabriel Jesus ask permission to leave the club in the interest of the two Gun storage and there Juventus and if that happened, Guardiola He would not get in his way.
The arrival of Haaland will compensate for the possible loss Gabriel Jesus -which has a contract until 2023 and is worth more than 60 million euros, while the Argentine striker Julian Alvarezsigned in January from River Platethey will be evaluated over the summer before making a decision on whether to stay in the first team next season.
Meanwhile, the city hopes so Ilkay Gundogan stay this summer, despite the midfielder being linked to a possible exit. Sources close to the club insist the midfielder has not expressed a desire to leave and is expected to stay until the end of his 2023 contract.
He expects everything Raheem Sterling His contract expires at the end of next season, unless new conditions are agreed to keep him at the Etihad.
The sources indicate them ESPN this city and Sterling there will be more talks about their future in the summer. The 27-year-old England striker wants to secure himself as a central pillar in the club’s plans before committing to a long-term deal. He has been linked with moves to Arsenal and Tottenham, but sources said ESPN that he would be open to exploring options to play abroad.