Manchester City set to lose several key first-team players this summer: report

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola looks on during the FA Cup quarter-final match between Manchester City and Burnley at the Etihad Stadium on March 18, 2023 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
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Manchester City are set to lose several first-team players this summer, with Bernardo Silva, Ilkay Gundogan and Aymeric Laporte all wanting out of the Etihad in the transfer window.

Silva has expressed his desire to leave Manchester City in previous windows before, but 2023 looks set to be when the 28-year-old finally gets his wish - and he won't be short of suitors.

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Ryan Dabbs
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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.