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Pep means business: Man City could now sign two new players as reporter shares update he’s heard.

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One reporter claims that Manchester City and Pep Guardiola may consider acquiring two new players in January.

City’s performance this season

After a historic treble-winning season in 2022/23, City began the current campaign in excellent form, with a number of new players making their way to the Etihad.City of Manchester summer acquisitions

 

Fee

 

Gvardiol Josko (RB Leipzig)

 

£77.6m

 

Kovacic, Mateo (Chelsea).

 

£30m

 

Spike British (Wimbledon AFC)

 

Un divulged

 

Herrera, Yangel (Girona)

 

Un divulged

 

Rennes Doku, Jeremy

 

£55.5m

 

All transfer charges as reported by Sky SportsNevertheless, City suffered its first Premier League loss of the year at the end of September. Subsequently, the club has suffered setbacks against Aston Villa and Arsenal, in addition to shedding points against Chelsea, Liverpool, and Tottenham.

 

After sixteen rounds of play, City have earned an unusual fourth place in the Premier League, four points behind league leaders Liverpool. After being eliminated by Newcastle United, an EFL Cup victory is no longer a realistic possibility, and it appears that the club may make additions during the impending winter transfer window.Pete O’Rourke of Football Insider reported that Manchester City may consider signing two new players in the New Year, citing a transfer update from the Etihad. Due to the anticipated departure of Kalvin Phillips, a new forward may be acquired, and Erling Haaland’s recent injury concern may necessitate the search for a replacement forward.In the coming year, City will attempt to defend their titles in the Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League, and Guardiola may attempt to increase the Etihad’s success by augmenting its roster.

 

Man City’s desired transfers

Transfer rumors have proliferated in the run-up to the New Year, with City being linked with several potential acquisitions. Club Brugge winger Tajon Buchanan, who is valued at £50 million and is still seeking a replacement for Riyad Mahrez, who left in the summer for the Saudi Pro League, is a recent attacker linked with a transfer to Manchester. Recent reports indicate that Manchester City are more interested in signing Nice midfielder Khephren Thuram than Liverpool.In the interim, the club seems intent on acquiring a number of young players, with City optimistic about signing Claudio Echeverri, Agustin Ruberto, and Ian Subiabre from River Plate. This is due to their stellar rapport with the South American giants, which was established following the 2022 acquisition of Julian Alvarez.

 

Hence, it appears that City may experience a hectic transfer window period for the next few weeks, as Guardiola must simultaneously prioritize relegating the club back to the top of the Premier League standings and approving a variety of potential departures and purchases.

 

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