Manchester City ‘agree personal terms’ with Premier League star after Pep Guardiola ’falls’ for player: report

Pep Guardiola speaks at a Manchester City press conference in October 2022.
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Manchester City have reportedly agreed personal terms with Lucas Paqueta following their failed deal for the player last summer.

The West Ham midfielder almost joined the Citizens last year but the move collapsed after allegations surfaced that the Brazil international had breached gambling rules.

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Jacque Talbot

Jacque Talbot is a freelance football journalist who predominantly specialises in transfer stories and exclusives. He began his career in 2016 covering the world-renowned Sandbach United, of North West Counties fame, before earning a spot on the sports desks of national papers, where he bounced between several outlets such as Sportbible, the Express, Mirror, and Daily Star. An NCTJ graduate of the News Associates who swapped investigative journalism in the Costa del Sol for football reporting in Northern England, he first wrote for FourFourTwo in December 2023.