Manchester City are said to be ready to spend big money at the turn of the year to replace three of their stars. The Citizens would disburse £100 million on reinforcements in the January transfer window as they struggle to keep up with Liverpool and their great form in the Premier League title race
This Sunday the Reds defeated the Sky Blues 3-1, leaving City fourth in the table and already nine points off Jurgen Klopp’s men. They tried and had good opportunities to score throughout the game, but Manchester struggled a lot with their defense.
Vincent Kompany’s departure and Aymeric Laporte’s knee injury took a toll at their level, so now the Premier League champions need to find solutions.
The French defender won’t return until 2020, which has prompted the club to look for alternatives, as well as replacements for outgoing David Silva and aging Sergio Aguero. According to The Daily Mail, deals for the three potential newcomers will likely cost City £100 million as the club attempts to maintain its status among Europe’s elite.
With Silva leaving next summer, many hoped youngster Phil Foden would get a proper chance in City’s senior squad. He’s one of the most talented young players in the world right now, but his role at the Etihad Stadium has been restricted to substitute appearances in the Premier League and Champions League.
Moreover, the English giants look set to spend big money on another attacking midfielder, which means Foden will continue to struggle to find a spot in Pep Guardiola’s starting XI.
90min report that Rennes’ 17-year-old sensation Eduardo Camavinga is part of the club’s plans.
Along with these new arrivals, they would look to re-negotiate several contracts over the coming months to ensure Guardiola’s squad remains intact.