Manchester City to make third bid of more than £25m for Jonny Evans – report

Manchester City are ready to launch a third bid, of more than £25million, in the hope of finally striking a deal for West Brom captain Jonny Evans, The Times reports.

Evans has emerged as Pep Guardiola’s main target to add depth at the back, plus another home-grown player to the squad, but an initial £18million bid was knocked back and the Northern Ireland centre-back is going to be much more expensive than anticipated.

City want to make sure Eliaquim Mangala is offloaded first, with a move Inter Milan on loan edging closer, and then the former Manchester United will arrive provided City’s next offer is accepted by West Brom.

Evans isn’t expected to become a City player until Tony Pulis has a replacement signed up, with the West Brom coach keen to sign Kevin Wimmer from Tottenham but facing competition from Crystal Palace and Stoke City.

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