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2 reasons why Man City must land this hand-picked Guardiola target in January

It has been a fantastic season so far for the Man City fans in the Transfer Tavern. With last season serving as somewhat of a transitional campaign for Pep Guardiola, the pressure was on the Spaniard to deliver this term, and he most certainly has.

His side are far and away the best side in the Premier League, and at present, a quadruple is still very much a possibility this season.

However, it seems as though Guardiola’s focus is already heading towards the future. According to the Manchester Evening News, the Spaniard has personally hand-picked Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred as the ideal successor to Fernandinho in the midfield, with a move reportedly increasingly likely to happen next summer.

It’s a deal that has excited our resident Citizens, however, there is an argument to suggest that a move makes far more sense in the present. Sure, much of the hard work has already been done in the Premier League this season, but the Brazilian could benefit massively from joining now, as opposed to in six months time.

Whether that’s possible remains to be seen, but here are TWO reasons why Man City should bring Fred in this month…

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