While the Manchester City fans in the Transfer Tavern wait and see whether John Stones really will become the most expensive defender of all time or not, it appears Pep Guardiola could further be restructuring their defence.
Across the footballing world, there seems to be a dearth in top quality full-back available, with City desperately needing fresh legs in such areas.
The report suggests intermediates are working on a deal for the Brazilian, who boasts a fantastic engine and seemingly possesses the necessary skills required to fit in with Guardiola’s trademark style of play.
French side AS Monaco are also thought to be interested, though the financial power available to the Etihad giants would surely tempt the 26-year old to England.
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