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City Summary – July 22: Manolas interest confirmed, Spanish legend joins Pep, Kroos update

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

Yesterday, City were rumoured to be considering a move for Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas as an alternative to Leonardo Bonucci and his agent today confirmed that City are showing interest. However, that interest may end with the news that Roma are keen to offer Manolas a new contract that bows to his demands:

Gazzetta report that City have offered €60 million to Juventus in a bid to sign Leonardo Bonucci and the player is tempted by the move:

Another man is set to join Pep Guardiola’s team at City in the form of Deportivo La Coruña legend Fran González who will become a technical assissant:

City set off today for China after a 1-0 loss to Bayern Munich on Wednesday night and here’s some snaps of their arrival:

The Pep factor is well and truly taking effect within the walls of Manchester City and Gabriel Jesus has turned down a number of European giants in favour of working with Pep Guardiola:

And City are also showing interest in another Palmerias youngster, Vitão, and would like to secure a first option deal as part of the Gabriel Jesus transfer:

Despite Willy’s fantastic performance at the Allianz Arena, Barcelona are prepared for a bid from City for goalkeeper Claudio Bravo and have already lined up a replacement:

And finally, Kroos’ wage demands of around £240,000 per week are putting City off a potential deal. In order to fund the move, City would have to sacrifice a high earner such as Yaya Touré amongst a few others:

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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