A Guardiola reunion may happen sooner than expected

Manchester City are contemplating offering Barcelona just£15 million (€16m/$19m) to land Lionel Messi in January, reports the Daily Star.

Messi is expected to leave Camp Nou for free at season’s end and City may look to land the Argentinastarearly by offering cash-strapped Barcaa small fee.

Ronald Koeman wants Barcelona to sign Gini Wijnaldum and Eric Garcia when the transfer window re-opens, claims the Mirror.

Both players were targetted by Koeman over the summer and the Dutch manager wants the club to try to sign themagain in January.

Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips could ignite a summer transfer battle, reports the Mirror.

Both Liverpool and Tottenham are interested in the 24-year-old, who is expected to cost£50 million ($64m), with Leeds possibly needing to sell come season’s end.

Real Madrid midfielderFederico Valverde has emerged as a target for Manchester United, according to The Sun.

The Red Devils believe a swap deal for Paul Pogba may be a possibility in the future with Valverde’s buyout clause of£640m (€705m/$826m) making a one-way transfer near impossible.

A Guardiola reunion remains on the cards

Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has accepted Lionel Messi will leave the club for Manchester City next year, claims the Mirror.

Messi was close to forcing through a transfer this season before agreeing to remain at Camp Noudespite strong interest from Pep Guardiola’s side.

A move to Manchester now looks like it will happen next season with Barcelona reportedly resigned to the transfer happening eventually.

Source : goal.com

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