The Manchester City fans who are gathered around the jukebox in The Transfer Tavern this evening are discussing news that the club have cooled interest in a new midfielder.
The Guardian is reporting that the Premier League side are no longer interested in bringing Paul Pogba to the Etihad Stadium this summer.
Pep Guardiola was thought to have been interested in bringing the French international to the club and was part of an extensive list of targets for this summer but he has decided to persue other options.
It is thought that City have been put off by the players lack of commitment to staying at a club having never saying he wanted to stay when linked with moves away and they feel that this attitude could be detrimental to the squad as his time at the club progresses.
The news leaves the door open for cross city rivals to pounce for their former youth team player to make a move.