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City Summary – July 25: City vs United for Gabriel Jesus, Arteta annoys Arsenal fans, Kolarov to Besiktas dead?

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

City were due to play a Manchester derby in China, yes China, today, however it was predictably called off due to poor conditions – some may say fate had stepped in to stop the atrocious idea of one of the fiercest rivals in world football was taking place over 5,000 miles away:

However both Manchester clubs insist they will continue to tour China in the future despite the issues faced, and appearances fees aren’t effected:


Vincent Kompany put on his best sad face and spoke to CityTV about his thoughts on the abandonment:

The word on the street is that Besiktas are close to completing a move for Barcelona defender Adriano, which means any potential move to bring Kolarov to Turkey is likely to be off:

According to Brazilian publication Universo Online, Gabriel Jesus is wanted by Manchester United who will offer €40 million for his services, and Palmeiras may look set to sell to the highest bidder:

However the youngster’s agent, Cristiano Simoes, reckons the player is in advanced talks with the better side of Manchester:

Leroy Sané – bet you’ve not heard that name mentioned with a move to City before! According to Kicker, his future will be decided this week – yep, that old chestnut again:

Marca report that Guardiola would like Toni Kroos at City to complete his midfield jigsaw, but £50 million is unlikely to be enough for the German international:

And finally, Mikel Arteta, the latest member of the City establishment to piss off Arsenal:

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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