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Manchester City are willing to sell England defender


Manchester City are willing to sell England defender

Stones has slipped out of the Manchester City team recently
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With the Premier League title already in their grasp, Manchester City's plans for next season will already be up and running as Pep Guardiola and his team look to dominate English football even more in the coming campaign and attempt to conquer Europe. It is likely that a number of new players will arrive at The Etihad over summer, but that may mean that some have to leave, one of which could be England defender, John Stones



Stones joined Manchester City from Everton for just shy of £50 million and is still seen by many as a key figure in the future of England's defence. Reports suggest, however,  that Stones is not developing at the speed that Pep Guardiola was hoping he would and that has seen him slip down the pecking order at the club. 

Arsenal and Liverpool may be on the prowl for a new defender over the summer, but City are hoping to recover most, if not all, of the fee that they paid for Stones and the player himself will be hoping to maintain his £100,000 per week wage. 

23-year-old Stones will be able to put himself in the shop window or prove that Guardiola should keep him, as it is likely that he will play a role in England's World Cup campaign in Russia in the coming months. 

England take on Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in the group stage of the tournament with hopes that they can finally put in a strong performance at a major competition after struggling in recent years.