When the local Man City fans saw the news that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be joining their club they nearly fell of their bar stools here in the Transfer Tavern.
The club are entering a new era with Pep Guardiola as they look to impose themselves on the European stage at long last and signing the Gabonese would certainly be a statement of intent.
The Citizens know with the likes of Manchester United having Jose Mourinho, Chelsea set to bounce back, Arsenal once again ready to challenge and Spurs, Liverpool and of course Leicester all primed to challenge too, that getting the best players in the game to join is a huge must.
Guardiola will aim to bring his trademark way he plays the game to the Etihad and with the possibility of the forward joining Sergio Aguero up top, fans are eager for kick off in August.
But what might the Gabon forward bring to the club? And what could be the possible drawbacks of any such deal? Our landlord brings you two pros and cons of the Dortmund man coming to Manchester.
PRESS THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE 2 PROS AND 2 CONS TO CITY COMPLETING THIS MAMMOTH DEAL!
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