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City Summary – August 2: Leroy Sané signs for City, John Stones next, Ter Stegen linked again

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

Just like the last few days, today shall be Leroy Sané day. Today even more so, after he officially joined City on a 5 year deal which will see him take the number 19 shirt:

And it looks like City have informed the English press that they have paid an inital £37m fee for the forward, which may rise to £42m in the future:

Another young talent on the way to City is Marlos Moreno, however City and Atlético Nacional are yet to reach an agreement for the player, which has delayed his loan move:

Martín Pita of Deportivo is confident that there are no complications and a loan move will be sealed tomorrow:

Gabriel Jesus is close to signing for City for around £26m, but the deal is being held up by his participation in this years Olympic games. City remain confident of signing him:

Keepers keepers keepers – according to Mundo Deportivo, Ter Stegen has told Barcelona that he won’t be happy to share game time this season and is looking for guarantees, otherwise he may leave the club. On the other side, Claudio Bravo may be likely to leave if Ter Stegen is guaranteed starts in every competition:

Another goalkeeper linked with a move to City is Rui Patricio, though Sporting aren’t keen on selling up:

Tosin Adarabioyo has impressed Pep Guardiola since the Spaniard took charge at the club, however City may face to a fight to keep the young defender with Tottenham, Everton and Celtic circling in the event that he doesn’t renew his contract:

Angeliño looks set to stay at City this season in order to fight for a place in the first-team having turned down loan moves to multiple clubs:

Whilst Bersant Celina may head out on loan as he isn’t confident in his abilities to challenge within the first-team ahead of Leroy Sané:

Martín Demichelis was released after the season ended, and he could be close to returning to La Liga with Espanyol:

Now that City have wrapped up a deal for Leroy Sané, the club are looking to ramp up talks with Everton for John Stones, who is likely to cost over £40m:

And finally, Pep is set to abolish rules that players MUST stay at the CFA before home matches, allowing them to spend time with their families:

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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