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BBC’s David Ornstein names the players Man City could sign this summer

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BBC’s David Ornstein has named the players Manchester City could possibly sign this summer.

According to the famous journalist, Pep Guardiola’s side will firstly need a midfielder in the center to replace 34-year-old Fernandinho.

EPL champions have reportedly been interested in signing Atletico Madrid youngster Rodri. 22-year-old player, who had completed a move to Diego Simeone’s side last summer from Villarreal, is compared to Sergio Busquets. With having 70 m release clause, which could be affordable for Man City.

Also, Pep Guardiola would need a new center back to replace captain Vincent Kompany. 

Among the candidates Ornstein has mentioned Joe Aribo from Charlton. 21-year-old player has scored 10 goals for his team and he will be a free agent this summer.


Meanwhile, Cityzens would not go for Sporting Lisbon captain Bruno Fernandes due to price issues.

Ornstein has also included Aaron Wan Bissaka from Crystal Palace, Ben Chilwell from Leicester City and Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham as potential newcomers, that can fill the gap in one of the flanks considering the fact, that Benjamin Mendy could leave Manchester.

Source – BBC

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