Man City boss Pep Guardiola targets three major transfer signings - football

Man City boss Pep Guardiola targets three major transfer signings



Guardiola wants some big signings (Picture: Getty)

Pep Guardiola wants to sign a left-back, centre-back and a striker this summer in order to win the Premier League title back from Liverpool, reports say.

The Reds have run away with the league this season and could break multiple records held by City before the campaign is finished.

Liverpool are a remarkably 23 points ahead of City and the Mirror claim Guardiola is planning a big summer to close the gap ahead of next season.

Guardiola wants a new left-back and is targeting the addition of Bayern Munich star David Alaba.

The defender has a stellar reputation and Guardiola has identified the left-back position as a key area that needs improvement.

Concerns about Benjamin Mendy’s consistency have persisted throughout the season, while Guardiola does not see Oleksandr Zinchenko as a long-term solution.
Alaba has been a stand-out performer in a star-studded Bayern Munich team, but the 28-year-old would surely demand a big transfer fee.

Alaba has been fantastic at Bayern (Picture: Getty)

A centre-back is also high on Guardiola’s wish list, with Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly a potential option.

City had to do without centre-back Aymeric Laporte for most of the season and the Sky Blues clearly struggled without their star defender having decided against signing a direct replacement for Vincent Kompany last summer.

Guardiola wants more cover in defence and could be tempted to go after th...
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