Manchester City supporters in the Transfer Tavern are eagerly anticipating their team’s return to Premier League action this afternoon, as the Citizens go in search of a 17th straight victory when they host Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium.
Pep Guardiola’s men brushed aside Tottenham 4-1 at Eastlands last week to open up a 14-point lead at the summit of the Premier League, yet neighbours Manchester United reduced that back to 11 with victory over West Brom on Sunday. Nonetheless, the Citizens look irresistible at the moment and continued their domestic dominance in midweek by knocking Leicester City out of the Carabao Cup, with Claudio Bravo the hero after he saved Riyad Mahrez’s penalty to secure a shootout victory for the North West outfit.
Thus, there have been many delighted City fans in the Tavern in recent times, several of whom are daring to dream about what their team could go on to achieve in the second half of the season, both domestically and in Europe.
In the meantime though, there has been much for our resident Citizens supporters to get their teeth into, not least recent reports linking them with a January move for AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci.
The 30-year-old made the move to the San Siro during the summer but things haven’t quite gone to plan for the Italian, to the point that he is reportedly unhappy at the club.
As such, City are reportedly interested in bringing him to the Etihad Stadium in the New Year, and were they to seal a deal for the centre-back, here are TWO other stars who should follow him to the club…
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