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Manchester City have finally agreed a fee with Wolverhampton Wanderers to allow Portuguese midfielder Matheus Nunes to make the move to the Etihad Stadium. It is understood that Pep Guardiola wanted only Nunes before the transfer window closes, and is delighted to have finally secured a deal for the 25-year-old.
Man City's proposed transfer move to sign Brazil and West Ham midfielder Lucas Paqueta has collapsed at the last minute, as the player now insists that he wants to stay with the Hammers. The talented playmaker has decided that now is the time to stay put and now City will need to go back to the transfer market to find alternative transfers.
West Ham star Lucas Paqueta has been identified by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola as a potential replacement for Bernardo Silva, who has been linked with a transfer to Saudi Arabia, Paris St Germain or Barcelona. Paqueta helped the Hammers to Europe Conference League success last season and started to show flashes of brilliance that persuaded the Irons to spend close to £42 million for the midfielder.
Manchester City could be set to allow Portugal international midfielder Bernardo Silva leave the club, as Barcelona table a final bid of 40 million euros for the player. The 28-year-old has been with the club since 2017, playing 200 times and scoring 33 goals, making him one of the club's greatest players of all time.
Inter Milan and Man City, this season's Champions League finalists, will again go to battle but this time it is for the signing of midfielder Lazar Samardžić who currently plays for Italian club Udinese. The 21-year-old midfielder has been a revelation since making a transfer from RB Leipzig in 2021, and looks set to make another step up in his career and the full Serbian international could be available for around 25 million euros.
Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic is expected to be announced as a Manchester City player before the end of the week.
Chelsea have reached an agreement to sell midfielder Mateo Kovacic to Manchester City this summer.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola hopes that star midfielder Ilkay Gundogan will extend his contract at the Etihad, but also knows that Spanish club Barcelona want to sign the German international. Gundogan lifted the treble last season as City's captain but his contract will soon expire.
Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic has agreed personal terms with Manchester City ahead of a summer transfer.
Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing two Manchester City stars during this summer's transfer window.