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Manchester City linked with transfer interest in Arsenal and Newcastle stars as £900,000-a-week on table for number one

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The Premier League champions’ transfer rumours have taken a huge turn over the course of the weekend, having been linked with a vast array on new names.

The arrivals state-of-play has seen Etihad bosses linked with moves for attacking stars in the Premier League, with the understanding being that City are continuing to eye wide-forward recruits. We’ll allow you to make your mind up on likelihood of deals coming to fruition here.

As for potential exits from Pep Guardiola’s squad roster, it would not be a transfer round-up without fresh developments on Ederson, whilst there has also been updates on the futures of outgoing first-team figures Joao Cancelo and Kalvin Phillips.

Following days 23 and 24 of the ongoing summer transfer window, here is every single development concerning Manchester City and their market activity as reported by the global media!

Arrivals

Manchester City were present for the Euro 2024 quarter-final between Spain and Germany. (Graeme Bailey, HITC)

Manchester City, who have been following the player for some time, have now put João Neves on a priority list of targets to attack if Kevin De Bruyne leaves the club. Neves is a player that pleases Pep Guardiola and the Etihad club’s management, who admit to entering a race that already includes Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain. (Marco Goncalves, O Jogo)

Manchester City have joined Liverpool in the race to sign Newcastle United’s Anthony Gordon this summer, and have registered their interest in landing a deal. Pep Guardiola wants to bring in a “lethal” forward, who can provide a cutting edge after doubts have emerged over the futures of multiple first-team stars. (Wayne Veysey, Football Insider)

Arsenal are planning to hold talks with Bukayo Saka over a new contract after Euro 2024, with the likes of Manchester City and Real Madrid monitoring his situation. City are long-term admirers of Saka, though he has never shown a willingness to leave Arsenal. The winger is valued by his club at around €200 million. (Mark Brus, CaughtOffside)

Pep Guardiola will look to bring in a replacement for Ederson but at least has German Stefan Ortega to step up as his Manchester City number one. (Harry Pratt, Daily Star)

Departures

Manchester City are increasingly concerned they will lose Ederson to the Saudi Pro League this summer. Al Nassr are offering the Brazilian £900,000-a-week. City want to keep Ederson and are prepared to give him an improved contract extension to get him to stay. City will demand £50 million to sell the former-Benfica man. (Harry Pratt, Daily Star)

Manchester City would be willing to allow Kalvin Phillips to join another club on a season-long loan. The midfielder is a target of a host of clubs, including Everton, Newcastle and Aston Villa. He is in no rush to make a decision. (Harry Pratt, Daily Star)

Joao Cancelo has been offered to Juventus and Inter by his agent Jorge Mendes, with Pep Guardiola unwilling to keep the player. Manchester City’s asking price is around €25 million, while Cancelo is open to lowering his salary to ease his return to Serie A and play in the Champions League next season. (La Stampa)

Contract Renewals

N/A

Confirmed Deals

No confirmed signings


Taylor Harwood-Bellis to Southampton (£20M obligation to buy)

Lewis Fiorini to Stockport County (£300,000 potentially rising to £1 million)


Stefan Ortega has signed a one-year contract extension at Manchester City until the end of the 2025/26 season.

Scott Carson has signed a one-year contract extension at Manchester City until the end of the 2024/2025 season.

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