Pep Guardiola wants to buy English players
The Telegraph writes, Pep Guardiola is going to focus on signing English players in the summer as he looks to give the City squad strength of domestic talent. Manchester City are tracking the likes of Jack Wilshere, Danny Rose, Kyle Walker and Jordan Pickford and the Spaniard is doing his best to bring in the English talent into his squad.
*reads Man City transfer news*
Jack Wilshere… like Isco, with all the best bits removed.
DEFINITELY need an English core, Pep. pic.twitter.com/hxwbUuRt08
— Ted Knutson (@mixedknuts) March 7, 2017
Xavi names PSG man the player he wants to see at Barcelona
Xavi has likened PSG star Marco Verratti to himself and is keen Barcelona sign him in the summer, reports The Express. Verratti has been heavily linked with the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea, but Xavi’s comparison between the Italian and himself could persuade him to make the switch to the Spanish giants.
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Toni Kroos ready to leave Madrid if trophies are not secured
Toni Kroos would consider leaving Los Blancos if the club end up empty-handed with Manchester United said to be his preferred destination, reports The Sun. Jose Mourinho is a big admirer of the German and wants him at the club next season. Real Madrid are out of the Copa Del Rey and threw away a 7 point lead at the top of the table which sees them a point drift Barcelona with a game in hand.
Attacking midfielder set to make the switch from Manchester City
Pep Guardiola is confident of landing Isco in the summer, despite interest from Chelsea and Juventus, reports The Sun. Isco will have just one year left on his contract in the summer and is certain to leave the Bernabeu as he is unsettled at the club. The deal is said to be worth around £30 million and is seen as an obvious long-term replacement to David Silva.
Manchester City are close to sealing a deal for £30m midfield ace Isco (24) despite interest from Chelsea and Juventus. [The Sun]
— City Watch (@City_Watch) March 8, 2017