Manchester City are currently preparing to try and sign a Real Madrid player. Furthermore they are seem to be ahead of Arsenal in signing the player. Arsenal may have been ahead of City in the Premier League table. However off the pitch it is Manchester City who looks to have stolen the Gunners’ target player. Pep Guardiola does not have many left back options this season after Joao Cancelo’s loan deal. Nathan Ake is seen filling up the left-back position after Cancelo’s departure to Bayern Munich. Therefore this set to change as Manchester City looks to sign a left-back this summer. City is currently targeting Madrid’s key player Ferland Mendy. According to the Spanish news outlets, City have currently moved ahead of Arsenal in the race to sign the player.
Manchester City to move ahead of Arsenal in the race to sign Mendy
The player is a key player in the Real Madrid team when fit. However the player suffers with injuries quite often. Reports claim that the Real Madrid executives have grown tired of Mend’s injury problems. And therefore they could look to sell the player in the summer. Both Arsenal and Manchester City are said to be interested in signing the player. However it looks like it is currently Manchester City who is at an advantage according to reports. The Gunners already have Oleksandr Zinchenko and Kieran Tierney in their squad. Therefore it is unlikely that the manager will sanction a move for another left-back. Furthermore Declan Rice still remains to a priority signing for the Gunners. Moreover more attacking options are also on the table for Arsenal. As they are looking for someone to cover for Saka and Martinelli.
Real Madrid could look to cash in for Mendy. Despite of Mendy still having a two year contract remaining with Real Madrid. He is a player with lot of abilities and Manchester City will indeed benefit with having a player like that.
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