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Pep Guardiola’s quest to find a ‘footballing’ goalkeeper is edging closer after Manchester City agreed on personal terms with Claudio Bravo.

According to Spanish reports, the Barcelona goalkeeper is set for a switch to the Etihad – casting doubt over Joe Hart’s future.

Mundo Deportivo writes in Sunday’s edition of their publication: ‘Bravo’s camp sees [a deal] “almost done with City”.’

The paper adds that despite the Chile international agreeing to terms, a deal with City, the Premier League side is yet to see eye-to-eye over a transfer fee with Barcelona.

The 33-year-old currently has a release clause of 36 million Pounds but City are confident of landing their target for 21 million Pounds  due to the Spanish giants also boasting Marc-Andre  Stegen, who is also a Guardiola target, on their books.

 

ENGLAND

Chelsea Manager, Antonio Conte, is planning to spend 140 million Pounds  before the transfer window closes as he looks to further bolster his squad.

Leicester City’s Jeffrey Schlupp is expected to join West Brom for 12 million Pounds on Monday after the Baggies made a third offer for the winger.

Galatasaray are interested in Manchester United midfielder, Marouane Fellaini, other midfield targets are Chelsea’s John Mikel Obi and Newcastle’s Cheick Tiote.

Yannick Bolasie is travelling to Merseyside on Sunday to undergo a medical ahead of 30 million Pounds move to Everton from Palace.

Chelsea midfielder Kennedy is in advanced talks over a loan move to Watford.

Manchester United teenager, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, could be set to join West Brom on loan.

PSG prepare big money offer for Arsenal transfer target Julian Draxler.

Manchester United have had informal talks with Southampton over a deal for centre-half Jose Fonte.

Arsenal could turn to Jeremy Mathieu should Shkodran Mustafi deal collapse.

Crystal Palace could turn their attentions to West Ham striker, Andy Carroll, if they fail in a move for Christian Benteke.

 

SPAIN

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has signed a new contract – according to UFC star Conor McGregor. The Portugal captain had been linked with a return to Manchester United.

Villa Real have announced they have reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid over the loan of striker Rafael Santos Borre.

Bayern Munich have rejected a 65 million Euros bid from Real Madrid for David Alaba.

 

ITALY

Juventus General Director, Giuseppe Marotta, has confirmed that the club is interested in signing midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur from Boca Juniors.

Inter Milan and Juventus are monitoring Tottenham midfielder, Christian Eriksen’s, contract talks. The 24-year-old Denmark international is reported to have asked for a new deal worth 150,000 Pounds a week.

AC Milan have joined Valencia in the race to sign Manchester City defender, Eliaquim Mangala.

 

Sources: BBC, SkySports, soccernet.com, football365.com, Dailymail

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