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Manchester City January transfer news LIVE: Man City to clinch Alexis this week

7:00 AM EST 1/9/18
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Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Citizens as the January transfer window heats up

Man City to clinch Alexis this week


Alexis Sanchez's move from Arsenal to Manchester City could be completed as early as this week, claims the Express.

City have refloated their interest for Pep Guardiola's former Barca charge in January, with the two clubs entering talks.

The Premier League leaders want the deal done as soon as possible, and hope to land Alexis in a move worth around £30 million


Wenger: Arsenal can't compete with City for Evans


Arsene Wenger has insisted that Arsenal are not in a financial position to compete with Manchester City after hinting at being interested in Jonny Evans.

Both clubs are apparently keen on the West Brom defender but Wenger is adamant that his side are "second best" to City when it comes to negotiating the transfer.

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Arsenal to use Debuchy in Evans deal?


Arsenal could send Mathieu Debuchy to West Brom as part of a deal to sign Jonny Evans, according to the Evening Standard.

The Gunners reportedly have yet to meet West Brom's £25 million valuation for Evans, with Manchester City also interested in the centre-back. But the inclusion of Debuchy could sway the Baggies, who are keen to add the right-back.


Pep asked City to prioritise Alexis over Van Dijk


Pep Guardiola asked Manchester City to prioritise a deal for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez over any possible move for Virgil van Dijk, according to reports (via Metro).

Van Dijk completed a £75 million transfer to Liverpool at the beginning of the window.

The Gunners want £35m for Sanchez but City could sign the Chilean on a free transfer when his contract expires at the end of the season.


Wenger out, Arteta in at Arsenal


Arsene Wenger is ready to cut his contract short and end his two-decade tenure at Arsenal, reports the Daily Mirror

Sunday's 4-2 defeat at Nottingham Forest compounded Wenger's frustrations, with the Premier League already out of reach. 

And former Gunners man Mikel Arteta could step into the breach, ending his spell as Pep Guardiola's Manchester City assistant.


City & Arsenal in Alexis talks


Manchester City and Arsenal are negotiating the transfer of Alexis Sanchez, Goal can confirm. 

Arsenal have told City that they want in the region of £35 million for Alexis, who is out of contract at the end of the season.

However, City are optimistic that they can agree a deal worth around £25m to complete the signing of their long-term transfer target in the January window.

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Wenger denies Evans bid


Arsene Wenger has denied making a bid to bring West Brom centre-back Jonny Evans to Arsenal.

Former Manchester United defender Evans has been linked with a January move to the Emirates Stadium, with Manchester City also reported to be interested.

However, while Wenger is keen to further improve his squad in the January window, he insists he has not made an approach for Evans.

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City set for stunning Maguire bid


Manchester City are set to make a stunning £50 million bid for Leicester City defender Harry Maguire, reports The Sun

Pep Guardiola has been impressed with the England defender since his move from Hull last summer are willing to part with a massive sum to bring him in, despite also being linked with cheaper options. 

The Man City boss ideally wants a centre-bavk who would be eligible to play in the Champions League, and Maguire fits the bill. 


Fred waiting for Guardiola's call


Manchester City target Fred has admitted he is waiting to hear from Pep Guardiola regarding a move.

Goal  understands City are keen on the Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder as Guardiola looks to add depth to his squad in the middle of the park.

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