Some Manchester City fans have been fuming over reports that talks between the Citizens and Barcelona have been intense over the past few days, with a swap deal involving Aymeric Laporte and Sergi Roberto said to be in the offing.
The previous campaign was a mixed one for Pep Guardiola and co. There was plenty of success for them to enjoy as they won both the Premier League and the Carabao Cup, but the much-coveted Champions League remained elusive as they lost 1-0 to Chelsea in the final in Porto.
As such, it promises to be a busy summer at the Etihad Stadium. It is being reported by Toni Juanmarti that talks between City and Barca are intense, with the discussions also involving players others than the two mentioned above.
Barcelona have already signed Sergio Aguero and Eric Garcia from the Premier League champions in recent weeks, while it now seems that they want Laporte, whose passing success rate of 91.2% and match average of 1.8 clearances both serve to illustrate the talents he brings to the side.
Are you angry with this news?
The news was shared on Twitter by @City_Xtra, and it attracted plenty of attention from the supporters. They took to the social media platform to share their thoughts, with some enraged by the frequency with which Guardiola is selling players to his former club.
Let’s see what these Man City fans had to say on the news
“Txiki should be charged with crimes against humanity if we swap Laporte and Roberto”
“Barca has a tendency to negotiate low amounts. Knowing City they would give in, stupid club”
“Pep already planning his way out .”
“Pep is trying to ruin City while trying to build Barcelona before he moves there”
“Never forgive Txiki if we swap Laporte to Sergi. We don’t need finished players. He’s 29 years old and we have so many right backs. We would we swap him? Just give us the cash, no swap deals. We don’t need to sell Laporte”
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