Manchester City in huge blow, as star wants to leave for dream move: report

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola might lose a key star (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester City are bracing themselves for the loss of one of their biggest players.

The Treble winners saw midfield talisman Ilkay Gundogan depart last summer along with Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte, with the club refusing to offer Gundogan a longer-term deal. Kevin De Bruyne, another senior member in the side, has now been linked with an exit for similar reasons, too. 

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.