Manchester City look set to refresh their squad in high volume this summer.
The reigning Premier League champions look set to land Erling Haaland in the early stages of the upcoming summer transfer window, in what could prove to be one of the club’s biggest signings.
However, the striker isn’t the only position Pep Guardiola is keen to replenish in the summer window.
According to new information revealed by fabrice romano on the last episode of the ‘Here we are‘ podcast, Manchester City will sign ‘at least one’ midfielder this summer, according to players leaving the club.
With club captain Fernandinho set to turn 37 next month and recently announced he is likely to leave the club this summer, Manchester City will have a hole to fill in the defensive midfield role.
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Spain international Rodri has established himself in recent seasons, but Pep Guardiola will always want to build up his depth in the center of the park.
According to reports revealed by Fabrizio Romano, City will only focus on the midfielder after finishing the transfer saga around Erling Haaland – something some outlets have suggested could be done within a week.
Roman revealed that one name the club are watching in midfield is Sporting CP’s Matheus Nunes.
The 23-year-old made a name for himself during the Lisbon club’s Primeira Liga winning season in the 2020/21 campaign and has sparked interest across Europe. It is said that scouts from the Premier League club traveled to Portugal to watch Nunes play on four or five occasions.
However, it all depends on how easily the club can complete the negotiations with Mino Raiola and Alfie Haaland regarding Erling Haaland.
Manchester City are hoping to complete any deal at the start of the summer window, giving them time to focus on patching up other holes in the squad.
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