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2 players who could follow Inigo Martinez to Manchester City in January

Manchester City supporters have been making a lot of noise in the Transfer Tavern so far this season such has been their side’s wonderful start to the campaign, which got even better on Sunday after the Citizens edged past Huddersfield 2-1 at the John Smith’s Stadium.

Pep Guardiola’s men were tipped by many to go on and win the Premier League title this season, and they have certainly made their intentions clear with 12 wins from their opening 13 league games, although their most recent one over the Terriers was one of the hardest fought. A Nicolas Otamendi own goal gave David Wagner’s side a surprise half time lead in West Yorkshire, although that only seemed to spur the visitors on as goals from Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling sealed a 2-1 victory for Guardiola’s men, in turn extending their winning streak to 18 games in all competitions, and maintaining their eight-point lead over Manchester United at the summit.

Subsequently, there have been many delighted City supporters in the Tavern so far this season, and many are already anticipating their team’s return to action when they host Southampton at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, with the Saints going to the North West full of confidence after dispatching Everton 4-1 at St Mary’s on Sunday.

In the meantime though, there has been plenty for our resident Citizens fans to get their teeth into, not least recent reports linking them with a move for Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez.

The 26-year-old was reportedly on the radar of Guardiola over the summer but no move materialised, yet reports suggest that the Citizens have been keeping tabs on the centre-back’s efforts so far this season, and could be tempted into a move in January given the recent injury sustained by John Stones.

And were Martinez to make the move to City in the New Year, here are TWO other stars who could follow the 26-year-old to the Etihad Stadium…

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