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Manchester City are continuing to work on a number of arrivals and departures during the remaining days of the summer transfer window.

Pep Guardiola remains keen on signing a new midfielder before the summer transfer window closes on Friday, with Wolves and Portugal midfielder Matheus Nunes currently on strike, in an attempt to force a move to the Etihad Stadium.

The future of Manchester City’s Cole Palmer also remains uncertain, as Chelsea consider a late swoop for the England U21 international, following the arrival of Jeremy Doku from Rennes last week.

Midfield duo Tommy Doyle and James McAtee could also leave the club before the deadline, with a number of clubs circling to sign the pair, while the former is heading closer towards a switch to Molineux in a separate negotiation to Matheus Nunes.

Taylor Harwood-Bellis, who spent last season on-loan at Burnley, is also being targeted by a several Premier League clubs, with the 21-year-old out of contract at the Etihad Stadium next summer.

With a series of significant updates, here is all of today’s latest transfer news and developments relating to Manchester City as and when we get them!

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20:09 – Southampton join race to sign Manchester City defender

Southampton have joined the list of Championship clubs interested in signing Taylor Harwood-Bellis on loan, according to Alan Nixon.

18:24 – BREAKING: Manchester City and Chelsea reach verbal agreement for Cole Palmer

Manchester City and Chelsea have reached an agreement in principle over a £45 million deal for Cole Palmer, according to Fabrizio Romano. A transfer fee of £40 million plus £5 million worth of add-ons has been agreed, with a medical to take place soon.

18:06 – Chelsea pursuit of Cole Palmer intensifies

Cole Palmer has now said ‘Yes’ to a move to Chelsea this summer, as per Fabrizio Romano, and a deal should happen between the two clubs barring any late changes, according to The Secret Scout.

17:42 – Manchester United finalise double swoop on Manchester City

Jack and Tyler Fletcher have officially left Manchester City and joined Manchester United, as detailed by The Secret Scout.

17:40 – Feyenoord reach agreement over deal for City keeper

Feyenoord have reached an agreement with Manchester City on a permanent transfer for Mikki van Sas (19). City will include a sell-on clause in the deal, according to Fabrizio Romano.

15:16 – Chelsea preparing second Cole Palmer bid

Chelsea are expected to return with an improved offer for Cole Palmer, and it is understood that a bid of £45 million could be enough to sign the forward, with “confidence” at Stamford Bridge about concluding a deal, according to Jacob Steinberg.

14:34 – Tommy Doyle to join Wolves on season-long loan

Simon Bajkowski reports that Tommy Doyle will move to Wolves on a season-long loan with the option to make the transfer permanent for £5 million, contrary to other suggestions.

14:30 – Manchester City and Wolves agree £60 million deal

Manchester City and Wolves have verbally agreed a £60 million deal for Matheus Nunes, with finer details of the transfer are currently being worked on, according to John Percy.

14:18 – BREAKING: Matheus Nunes to Manchester City set to be completed

Manchester City and Wolves have reached a verbal agreement for the transfer of Matheus Nunes, reveals Fabrizio Romano. Tommy Doyle is set to move to Wolves in a £5 million transfer as part of the deal.

14:02 – Manchester City set Cole Palmer asking price

Manchester City have demanded £50 million for Cole Palmer, however the two clubs are likely to be able to settle on a fee of around £45 million, according to Nizaar Kinsella.

13:51 – Joao Cancelo transfer to Barcelona in ‘disarray’

Joao Cancelo’s proposed season-long loan move to Barcelona is on hold as the club can not yet afford to complete the deal, despite the full-back having a private plane ready, reports Pol Ballus of The Athletic.

13:37 – Manchester City REJECT Chelsea bid for Cole Palmer

Manchester City have rejected a £35 million offer from Chelsea for Cole Palmer, according to Jacob Steinberg.

13:11 – Wolves accept Manchester City bid

Manchester City have had their latest offer for Wolves midfielder Matheus Nunes accepted, reports journalist Loïc Tanzi.

12:34 – Premier League and Championship clubs consider Taylor Harwood-Bellis move

Taylor Harwood-Bellis is expected to move before Friday’s transfer deadline, with Nottingham Forest, Leeds and Southampton amongst the clubs interested in signing the central defender either permanently or on loan, according to Matt Law and John Percy.

12:29 – Chelsea hold legitimate interest in Cole Palmer

The Telegraph report that Chelsea hold a ‘legitimate’ interest in Manchester City forward Cole Palmer, with the West London’s club’s late interest in the 21-year-old being driven by Joe Shields, who previously worked at the City Football Academy.

11:40 – Chelsea consider Cole Palmer transfer swoop

Chelsea have added Cole Palmer to their list of offensive players being considered as a final addition at Stamford Bridge this summer, and are set to open talks with Manchester City, according to Fabrizio Romano.