Manchester City in talks with £50m bargain to become first summer statement of intent: report

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola speaks to supporters on the day of his presentation as manager in July 2016.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is looking to improve his squad (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester City are in talks already with a superstar – who's available for a fantastic price.

The European champions crashed out of the Champions League in the last eight last night, losing to Real Madrid on penalties. Despite this, Pep Guardiola's side dominated at the Etihad Stadium, only running out of steam in extra-time when the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland were withdrawn before the shootout.

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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.