Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City is planning to go on a big transfer spree this summer. After becoming the first team in ten years to defend their Premier League, City is planning to prepare for another title defence.
Although there is one more reason behind Man City’s plan to spend this summer. There are rumours that Manchester City can receive a transfer ban just like Chelsea. An investigation is ongoing regarding the signings of minor players by Man City.
Manchester City is also expected to sell Nicolas Otamendi, Fabian Delph and Mangala in the summer. These are all the players Man City is linked with as they plan to spend around £200m this summer.
He has been looked as a replacement for Fernandinho. Rodrigo has an average rating of 7.23 in La Liga. He has scored two goals this season and has a 90.9% pass success rate. Atletico midfielder has a £70m release clause.
Jovic is one of the targets of Man City. He has an average rating of 7.16 for Frankfurt in the Bundesliga. Jovic has scored 27 goals and has 6 assists in 2871 minutes played, for both club and country. He will reportedly cost around £60m. Although Real Madrid is favourite to sign him.
Fernandes is having a great season in Portugal. He has an average WhoScored.com rating of 7.82 in Liga NOS. Fernandes has 24 goals and 13 assists in 3466 minutes this season. He averages 3.2 key passes per game and 4.3 long passes in the league. He will reportedly cost around £47m.
Man City is looking to replace Otamendi with Maguire. He has an average rating of 7.01 in Premier League this season. He averages one tackle, 1.2 interceptions and 4.9 clearances per game. Maguire has also contributed with three goals in Premier League this season.
*All the stats are from WhoScored.com