Pep Guardiola’s Manchester Metropolis aspect clinched the Premier League title by a degree forward of Liverpool and with striker Erling Haaland already signed the membership are eyeing extra switch targets
If Manchester Metropolis can rake in £50million for Gabriel Jesus there shall be a substantial amount of back-slapping satisfaction on the Etihad this summer season.
Not solely would that be high greenback for a striker that Pep Guardiola by no means appeared fairly satisfied by for all his heat phrases about work ethic and flexibility. It might additionally allow the ability brokers on the membership to have the ability to level to the £51m charge they paid for Erling Haaland and declare a internet spend of £1m.
Whether or not they can get it’s one other matter however experiences are rising that Spurs have opened the bidding £10m shy of what they’re after. Mirror Sport spherical up all the newest switch information and rumours.
Spurs lodge Jesus provide
Tottenham have opened the bidding for Arsenal goal and Metropolis striker Jesus, in line with TuttoJuve. The Italian outlet report that Antonio Conte and Spurs provided simply over £40million for Manchester Metropolis striker Jesus, £10m wanting what the Premier League champions imagine he’s price. And whereas that bid shouldn’t be prone to land the goal it has fired a beginning gun on the race for Jesus with a tug of conflict throughout north London now within the offing. This report follows a report in The Solar which claimed that Arsenal are keen to pay the Brazil worldwide striker £190,000 per week as wage to persuade him to maneuver to the Emirates Stadium this summer season.
Battle for Nunes
Guardiola is about to face competitors from native neighbours United for the signature of Matheus Nunes in line with newspaper Correio da Manha. The 23-year-old Sporting Lisbon midfielder has attracted the eye of Premier League sides with a namecheck from Guardiola prompting hypothesis he’s on Metropolis’s radar. Placing two and two collectively to make 5 and with departures of a number of midfield choices at United together with Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, Nunes has been put ahead as a reputable goal for Erik ten Hag at Manchester United. Metropolis are out there for a defensive midfielder to switch Fernandinho and act as again as much as Rodri. Nunes, who’s on Nations League obligation with Portugal, is a box-to-box midfielder who would do the arduous yards alongside Kevin De Bruyne.
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Phillips curiosity grows
Liverpool have joined the race to land England and Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips after seeing their pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Gavi hit the buffers, in line with Metro. Guardiola is curious about bidding for Phillips as a substitute for Fernandinho. However Jurgen Klopp’s obvious failure to land his teenage goal, with Gavi signing new phrases with Barca, will see him be part of the face for the Leeds star. Phillips has two years left on his present contract at Elland Highway and appears prone to transfer on this summer season. And whereas Manchester United are admirers of the England worldwide Phillips has dominated out a transfer to Leeds’ bitter rivals.
McAtee mortgage newest
England Beneath-21 boss Lee Carsley has given a glowing appraisal of highly-rated younger Metropolis expertise James McAtee. The midfielder, 19, acquired his first name up for the U21s forward of their Euro 2023 qualifiers in opposition to Albania, Kosovo and Slovenia. And Carsley admitted he’s excited by what he has seen thus far. He stated: “I used to be fortunate to see him at Metropolis once I was there with the youthful age teams. He’s one we’ve stored an eye fixed on continuously. We actually price him extremely. He can play wherever; seven, 11, 10, 9, eight. He’s an excellent footballer.” The Younger Lions are high of Group G after Friday’s 2-1 win within the Czech Republic and face Albania in Chesterfield on Tuesday.
McAtee made six substitute appearances for Metropolis final season and scored 18 objectives in 23 under-23 video games in Premier League 2. McAtee has been the topic of a number of inquiries a few potential mortgage transfer. However the Unbiased report Pep Guardiola desires him to comply with the identical path as Phil Foden and develop alongside the primary workforce group.