Wrapping up the Man City transfer news, rumors and gossip in the 2022 summer window.
Ferran Soriano believes Erling Haaland will have to modify his style of play at Manchester City as the Norway striker arrived in England on Tuesday to formally complete his £ 51million move and Kalvin Phillips emerged as the club’s leading midfield target (Daily TelegraphMay 25)
Haaland has landed in Manchester as he prepares to meet his new Manchester City team-mates.
Who have Man City been linked with?
Calvin Phillips – City have set their sights on securing a new central midfielder, with Leeds United’s Phillips top of a list of replacements for departing captain Fernandinho (Daily Mail, May 24); City have identified Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips as the long-term replacement for Fernandinho, who is set to end his nine-year association with the club this summer. Life-long Leeds fan Phillips will snub the advances of Manchester United to secure a move to the Etihad Stadium (Daily MirrorMay 19).
Erling Haaland – Manchester City confirm agreement to sign Erling Haaland for £ 51m. Haaland will join City on July 1, subject to the club finalizing terms with the player (Sky SportsMay 12).
Marc Cucurella – Manchester City have targeted Brighton’s Marc Cucurella to fill their problem left-back position and will make a £ 30m move this summer (Daily MailMay 18).
Enzo Fernandez – Manchester United will do battle with rivals Manchester City for the signing of River Plate prospect Enzo Fernandez this summer, according to reports in his native Argentina (Daily MirrorMay 18).
Paul Pogba – Paul Pogba agreed personal terms with Manchester City but turned down a move to the Etihad because he was concerned about the backlash from Manchester United supporters (The Times, May 20). Manchester City are interested in signing Paul Pogba on a free transfer in what could become one of the most explosive deals in British transfer history (Daily MailMay 7);
James Ward-Prowse – James Ward-Prowse is the man Erik ten Hag wants to boss Manchester United’s new midfield, but will face competition from Manchester City (The Sun on SundayMay 1).
Mason Mount – Chelsea fear Mason Mount could be lured away by Liverpool or Manchester City taking advantage of the club’s ownership crisis (The Sun on SundayMay 1).
The latest players linked with a Man City exit
Julian Alvarez – Manchester City have turned down offers from a number of clubs, including Barcelona, to loan striker Alvarez who will arrive in England this summer after finishing off his time at River Plate (The Sun., May 26); River Plate will receive an additional £ 1.3m from City so that January signing Alvarez can link up with his new team-mates in early July (Daily MirrorMay 26).
Ilkay Gundogan – Ilkay Gundogan could end up at Arsenal after being told he could leave Manchester City this summer – and he could reignite his Premier League career by playing in an entirely different position (Daily Star Sunday, May 22). Pep Guardiola wants Gundogan to stay at City next season (The Sun.May 21).
Gabriel Jesus – Gabriel Jesus’s agent has confirmed talks have taken place over a move to Arsenal but also revealed another six clubs are interested in the Manchester City striker (Daily StarMay 12).
Fernandinho – Manchester City captain Fernandinho shocked his manager Pep Guardiola by revealing he is not planning to sign a new deal to keep him at the club beyond this season (Sky SportsApril 12).
Liam Delap – Manchester City starlet Liam Delap could end up joining Southampton on loan next season (The Sun.May 13)
Gavin Bazunu – Everton are set to provide Jordan Pickford with additional competition by attempting to sign Manchester City goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu, who impressed on loan at Portsmouth this season (The IndependentMay 13)
Man City contract news
Raheem Sterling – The forward will think about his Manchester City future after England’s Nations League matches in June, when his contract with the Premier League champions enters its final year (The Sun., May 24); Sterling will wait until June before making any decision on his future at Manchester City (Daily Mail, May 13); Arsenal are ready to explore a move for Sterling should he become available this summer when his Manchester City contract enters its final year (The TelegraphMay 10).
Confirmed Man City signings
Erling Haaland – will join City on July 1, subject to the club finalizing terms with the player
Confirmed Man City departures
Fernandinho – Released
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