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Man City to rival Chelsea in race for trophy-laden £6.3m star, Conte a massive fan

Lichtsteiner

Paul Pogba might be one of the biggest names in world football, though it is perhaps a less celebrated teammate of his hitting headlines in the Transfer Tavern today. 

According to Calcio Mercatoboth Manchester City and Chelsea are eager to land Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner this summer, should he leave Juventus.

The Swiss international has seen his position in the right-back berth come under threat as the Old Lady close in on a shock swoop for Barcelona stalwart Dani Alves.

Under the stewardship of incoming Blues chief Antonio Conte in Turin, the 32-year old established himself as one of the most dogged defenders in Serie A across a hugely successful spell with the club.

Now, it is claimed that Pep Guardiola is eager to bring him to the Etihad Stadium this summer, as he plots a major overhaul of a side who was stagnated in recent years.

It is understood that the Serie A champions will look for around €8m (roughly £6.3m) to sell the former Lazio man.

How many more signings does Guardiola need to make to win City the league? 

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