Considering the size of the task at hand for Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, the punters in the Transfer Tavern were excited to see a complete overhaul at the Etihad Stadium,
While they’ve not been disappointed much in terms of big name incomers, there have not yet been any illustrious City stars to face the axe.
Stoic stalwart Pablo Zabaleta was touted for a move to Italy, though reports from Spanish publication Sport claim the hard-nosed Argentine is set to stay for at least another season.
The 31-year old has been a major part of the club’s success and his sterling efforts have helped them translate wealthy investment into on-field success, though Old Father Time appeared to slowly catching up with him.
Both Roma and Inter Milan had been touted as potential landing spots, though the relative dearth in quality options in such berths has reportedly led his new Spanish boss to try and keep him.
Has Guardiola pulled off a masterstroke in keeping Zabaleta? Let us know below..
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