Manchester City supporters have been making a lot of noise in the Transfer Tavern this week after seeing their side come through two huge tests against Huddersfield Town and Southampton to maintain their eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League, as well as their incredible winning run.
Pep Guardiola’s men were tipped by many to go on and win the title this term, and they have certainly lived up to expectations so far by winning 13 of their 14 league matches, although their most recent two were arguably their toughest yet. The Citizens needed an 84th minute winner from Raheem Sterling to see off spirited Huddersfield 2-1 at the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday, and it was that man Sterling again who got the winning goal in their 2-1 success over Southampton on Wednesday night, firing home an unstoppable effort from the edge of the box in the sixth minute of injury time.
Subsequently, there have been many delighted City fans in the Tavern this week, many of whom are daring to dream about what their side could go on to achieve in the second half of the season, both on a domestic and European front.
Elsewhere, there has been plenty for our resident Citizens supporters to get their teeth into, not least recent reports suggesting that Barcelona have targeted a move for striker Gabriel Jesus.
The 20-year-old only moved to the Etihad Stadium back in January of this year but has hit the ground running with 17 goals in just 31 games for the club, ten of which have come in 20 appearances so far this season.
Yet the Spanish giants are reportedly lining up the Brazil international as a possible replacement for Luis Suarez, and were Jesus to indeed leave City in January, here are TWO other stars who could follow him out of the Etihad…
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