Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson would love to see one of his international teammates join from a Premier League rival, although one forward is set to reject the club
Manchester City’s hunt for a new striker looks set to continue in the new year.
With the January transfer window set to open, Pep Guardiola could enter the market to sign a forward after missing out on Spurs striker Harry Kane over the summer.
And with a number of alternative targets currently being evaluated, City goalkeeper Ederson has waded in to tell his boss which player he’d most like to see at the club – and it’s one of his Brazil international teammates.
Another forward who is currently firing on all cylinders in Serie A could be set to snub interest from the club, however, while one forgotten City star could be on their way to Spanish giants Real Madrid.
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Forgotten City man heading to Madrid
Real Madrid could make a move for Manchester City loanee Pedro Porro, reports out of Portugal suggest.
The player is currently on loan at Sporting Lisbon but Record reports that Madrid could move to sign the player before his loan deal is made permanent.
But, the report adds that the Portuguese champions have an agreement in place to sign Porro until 2025 if they trigger a clause in the player’s loan deal.
Leao ‘to snub City interest’
AC Milan striker Rafael Leao appears set to snub interest from Manchester City to sign a new contract with the Italian giants, according to reports.
The striker is apparently ready to commit his long-term future to the San Siro outfit and sign a four-and-a-half-year deal, Calciomercato reports.
Leao’s agent Jorge Mendes, who also represents City’s Portuguese trio Joao Cancelo, Ruben Dias and Bernardo Silva, is said to currently be involved in negotiations with Milan.
Ederson tells Brazil pal to join
City goalkeeper Ederson has named Everton ace and Brazil teammate Richarlison as the player he would most like to see join the club.
In an interview with TNT[via Sport Witness ], Ederson described his international teammate as ‘a goof, a clown’, but added that he would love to see him in a City shirt.
Asked who he would like to bring to City, Ederson replied: “I’d bring the pigeon (Richarlison’s nickname). For the chats.”