City want Real Sociedad defender
Manchester City have been linked to Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez by the Manchester Evening News .
With reports floating around the Pep Guardiola wants to spend £50 million to bring in Alexis Sanchez and a centre-back, the 26-year-old's relatively low £28m release clause makes him a more affordable option than Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti.
Tarkowski staying with Burnley
The news that James Tarkowski has signed a new long-term deal with Burnley has forced a re-think for Pep Guardiola and Manchester City as they look for defensive signings, according to the Manchester Evening News.
The 25-year-old was also being chased by Chelsea and Arsenal, but has decided to stay at Turf Moor.
The signing has strengthened talk of Jonny Evans, Samuel Umtiti or Inigo Martinez singing as City go in search of another defender.
City willing to pay £35m for Alexis
Manchester City are ready to open the January bidding for Alexis Sanchez at £25 million but will go as high as £35m, claims the Daily Mail .
The Arsenal forward continues to run down his contract, with Goal revealing that the Chilean is eager to push through a January switch to the Etihad .
Guardiola wants to spend £50m in January
Pep Guardiola wants £50 million to reinforce Manchester City's squad in January, according to The Sun .
The Catalan reportedly hopes to see City secure the signing of Alexis Sanchez, as well as add another centre-back following Vincent Kompany's latest injury.
Alexis agrees Man City move
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has verbally agreed to join Manchester City, according to Marca .
The Chile international almost joined City last summer and looks set to run his contract — which is up at the end of the season — down at the Emirates Stadium.
A number of European clubs have tried to make approaches for the former Barcelona man, but they have been told Alexis is only interested in joining City having spoken to Pep Guardiola.
Umtiti not interested in Man City move
Manchester City target Samuel Umtiti is not interested in leaving Barcelona, according to Mundo Deportivo .
Pep Guardiola reportedly was interested in signing the French defender, but Umtiti's agent has told City the player is not looking to leave the Camp Nou.
Man Utd & City set for Evans battle
Manchester United and Manchester City are set to battle for West Brom defender Jonny Evans, according to the Daily Mirror .
West Brom are prepared to sell their captain this month if he does not commit to a new contract, and the Red Devils reportedly are now willing to pay £20 million to fend off City and bring Evans back to Old Trafford.
Arsenal also are monitoring the situation, though Evans is said to prefer a move to Manchester.
Arsenal set Alexis price
Arsenal are willing to sell Alexis Sanchez for a fee of over £25 million, according to the Daily Mirror .
The Chile international has attracted serious interest from Manchester City and is keen to move to the Etihad Stadium.
Arsenal are subsequently ready to acquiesce to his desires, provided they receive an acceptable offer, though any bid will be a major hit on what they were offered in the summer.
Indeed, City were ready to pay over £60m on deadline day, but no deal could be struck.
Max keen on Premier League move
Augsburg left-back Philipp Max is keen on a move to the Premier League but doesn’t expect to change clubs in the January transfer window.
Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool have all been linked with an approach for Max, who is under contract at Augsburg until 2022.
The 24-year-old said: "I have a contract with Augsburg. In football, you can never rule anything out but I firmly believe that in the second half [of the season] I will play for FCA."
Man City eye Navas bid
Manchester City are keen to sign Keylor Navas from Real Madrid this January, report Don Balon .
Real are set to sign another goalkeeper in the winter transfer window and Navas is subsequently considering a move away from the Bernabeu.
Pep Guardiola's side are willing to offer Navas a big contract in order to tempt him to Manchester, where he would provide competition for Ederson.