Gossip: City line up Fred bid; Arsenal's Malcom boost
- Autor: Ricardo Clara Ene 14, 2018,
Ene 14, 2018, 15:04
Pep Guardiola's priority for this month apparently remains the recruitment of a centre-half, but the City boss is well aware that he needs some back for Fernandinho in central midfield. However, with Shakhtar in the Champions League still-they face Roma in the last 16 next month-you sense they'll be keen to hold their key midfielder until the end of the season at least.
Seri was one of the star men for Nice last season, as they launched an unexpected title charge under manager Lucien Favre.
Transfer rumours is where we'll begin, with the Manchester Evening News claiming City have upped the ante in their reported pursuit of Shakhtar Donetsk's Fred.
Paris Saint-Germain are also said to be admirers of Seri, although they are only willing to pay around €25 million (£22 million) to get the player in.
It seems the Premier League is now a more likely destination, though, with Arthur aiming to tie up his future and secure a place in Brazil's World Cup squad.
The Leicester Mercury have rattled off a whole heap of reasons why Mourinho will explore other options.
The German midfielder also revealed the manager's advice for him, saying: "I needed a little time to settle, to know the Premier League, the people here, how they are and to know the players".
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