Our resident Manchester City fans have been joking about their club seemingly being linked with every man and his dog from Monaco this summer.
Pep Guardiola’s side have already landed winger Bernado Silva and left-back Benjamin Mendy from the French outfit.
City are not renowned for offering youth players a place in the first-team – often youngsters who make the switch to The Etihad become distant memories whose careers take a backward step.
And City have arguably not produced a first-choice first-team player since Micah Richards in 2005 although the defender Tosin Adarabioyo did make three appearances under Guardiola last season.
Guardiola has featured a number of the club’s youth players in their pre-season tour of the United States, and a handful of City fans here in the pub want them to get more of a chance next season.
Down at the Tavern, we’ve picked out TWO City starlets who could make the step up next season…