According to reports out of Spain, some major Manchester City transfer news has come to light involving Barcelona goalkeeper Marc–Andre ter Stegen.
The Lowdown: Guardiola set for summer reshuffle?
The Sky Blues could actually be set for a summer reshuffle as a fair few of Pep Guardiola’s stars become linked with a summer exit.
The Premier League champions, after completing an agreement to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund for the 2022/2023 season, are certainly not done there going by recent reports.
Now, a very interesting story has come out of the continent.
The Latest: ter Stegen linked…
According to Spanish sources, Barcelona number one ter Stegen ‘could end up’ at City and be the ‘second star signing’ after Haaland – coming as Guardiola feels it’s ‘necessary’ to provide real competition for Ederson.
It is believed that the £100,000-per-week Germany international is ‘tempted’ by a move to Eastlands, but if officials wish to make a move, Barca will reportedly demand a fee in excess of €60 million (£51m).
The Verdict: Make a move?
The presence of Ederson, an ever-reliable, and USA international Zack Steffen just behind him makes this report a surprising one to say the least.
City starlet Gavin Bazanu dazzled on loan at Portsmouth and comes as another shot-stopper turning heads in Manchester, so we believe Guardiola is more than stocked for capable deputies between the sticks.
While ter Stegan is a big name who has been called a ‘monster’, ‘beast’ and ‘phenomenon’ by members of the press (Alex Truica), we believe City certainly have bigger priorities, like sealing the signature of an heir to Fernandinho.
In other news: Fabrizio Romano lifts lid on Man City attempts to sign ‘world class’ £49.5 million-rated star! Find out more here.
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