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City Summary – June 13: Laporte says ‘no’, Stones on the agenda, Sane to sign after the Euros?

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Time to catch up on today’s news – here’s your City Summary:

We start today with some Euro 2016 related news, and it’s a congratulations to magician David Silva who was described as the “slow Messi” by Mario Balotelli, as well as earning his 100th cap for Spain:

According to SPORT, City have completed a deal for German international Leroy Sané, who will sign for the club after the Euros:

City are also reportedly close to signing Nolito from Celta Vigo, but the winger described the rumours are “news to me”:

Elsewhere in Manchester, Ilkay Gundogan arrived at the CFA and says he cannot wait to get started:

And the big news of the night that is certainly a talking point is that Aymeric Laporte has signed a new contract at Athletic Bilbao that will surely end any interest from City for the foreseeable future. The contract will now include a much higher release clause of €70 million:

This will mean that Everton defender John Stones will become City’s main defensive target, and the fee could be £50m+ due to the homegrown factor:

And finally, according to FCInterNews, City would like Yaya Toure to stay at the club and play a part under Pep next season, with his future in his hands (or Seluk’s…):

That’s it for today. Keep your eyes peeled on @City_Watch and the site, day and night, as we work to deliver the latest City news, views, and other high-quality content.

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