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Man City Boss Guardiola Wants Either Kylian Mbappe Or Alexis Sanchez In Mega-Money Deals This Summer

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Pep Guardiola has asked Manchester City to rope in either Gunners contract rebel Alexis Sanchez or Real Madrid target Kylian Mbappe after splurging more than £200million already this summer.

Sanchez wants to reunite with Pep Guardiola at Man City.

The Man City hierarchy are confident that they can still rope in Alexis Sanchez for £50million or Monaco teenage sensation Mbappe for a world record transfer fee of £120m, according to reports.

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Guardiola has made it clear that he wants more firepower up front and according to the Mail, Man City are all set to plot moves for the pair and are not worried about the hefty price tags.

Monaco have demanded against clubs tapping up Kylian Mbappe

But, La Liga giants Real Madrid are confident of roping in Monaco teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe for a world-record £120million transfer fee.

Earlier, Monaco had made it clear that they do not want to sell Mbappe this summer and had released a statement condemning several top-flight European clubs for illegally approaching Kylian Mbappe and his entourage.

Real Madrid are confident they will wrap up a Kylian Mbappe deal in the next few weeks

Real have offloaded players to make about £110m in transfers this year, and are in a comfortable position to launch a bid for Mbappe.

And after making about £110m in transfers this year, Real are in a stronger financial position to make a bid for Mbappe.

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Mbappe had previously said that he wants to stay put at Monaco this summer, despite being linked to top flight European clubs.

Pep Guardiola is keen to land the 18-year-old striker

But Man City bosses believe that they can lure him away to England from under the noses of La Liga giants Real Madrid.

Sanchez has reportedly accentuated last week that he desperately wants to play in the Champions League and has informed the club that he wants to leave this summer.

Sanchez has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester City where he will reunite with former boss Pep Guardiola.

Alexis Sanchez wants to play Champions League football having never won the competition

Alexis’ current contract with the Gunners is set to run out in 2018 and he is yet to sign a contract extension.

The Chilean was never on any of Barcelona’s Champions League winning teams during his stint at Nou Camp.

And now he is desperate to make a switch to a club where he can finally win the European competition.

Arsenal are in the Europa League this season and it seems that the former Barca player is desperate to make a switch to a club where he could challenge for bigger titles – with PSG also keen on signing the services of the Chilean on a £45million deal.

Guardiola had Sanchez on his radar and wanted to sign him when he became Man City boss last summer.

Guardiola wants to bring back his former player

And now the Spaniard wants to boost the Man City attack by landing the 28-year-old forward, with reports suggesting that Sanchez is on the verge of parting ways with the Gunners.

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Guardiola is set to break Real Madrid’s record for the amount of cash splurged in one transfer window.


Pep smashed the world-record fee for a goalkeeper, spending £34m for Ederson Moraes, who made a sloppy start like Claudio Bravo in his debut against arch rivals Manchester United.


The Spanish boss has only added one attacking player this summer. He roped in Bernardo Silva from Monaco for £42.5m.

Kyle Walker

The Spaniard has splurged £50m on Kyle Walker and £26m for Danilo but the duo will have to fight for the same position in the Man City first-team.

Benjamin Mendy

Man City also roped in Benjamin Mendy for a staggering £52million – the highest transfer fee ever paid for a defender.

Anirban Das
Anirban Das's journey to Delhi via Kolkata involves football, music, curiosity (which one day can kill the cat) and food. Following global football opens up an infinite space within him in both the conscious and subconscious self, away from the din and bustle of the madding crowd. Supports Manchester United & Barcelona

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