Manchester City are getting set for another summer transfer window where there could be ample activity at the Etihad.
Pep Guardiola will not be resting on his laurels with rivals set to spend over the summer.
Express Sport reveal the four players City need to have as they look to build on this season’s efforts.
City are set for a defensive shake-up this summer with as many as three senior centre-backs potentially on the move so Ibrahima Konate would be a sound investment.
Vincent Kompany may hand up his boots fas a result of an injury-hit past few years, while Nicolas Otamendi is rumoured as unhappy and forgotten man Eliaquim Mangala is certain to walk out the exit door.
The RB Leipzig ace has helped Ralf Rangnick’s side keep a Bundesliga-high 15 clean sheets this season and, at 19, is only going to get better.
Leicester’s Ben Chilwell is among the most promising defenders in the Premier League and has attacking intent to boot.
With doubts over Benjamin Mendy’s long-term fitness, Chilwell could not only be a capable deputy but ultimately a long-term replacement.
Leicester will command a huge fee for the 22-year-old, though that’s not a problem for City’s oil-rich owners.
City’s anchorman Fernandinho is approaching the end of his career having just turned 34 and Declan Rice could be the ideal successor for him.
Rice has made waves during a stellar individual campaign at West Ham and the 20-year-old has more than a decade left ahead of him.
Despite already having a host of frontline talent, City ought to be taking a serious look at Luka Jovic.
Jovic has already scored 26 goals in 43 appearances for Eintracht Frankfurt this season.
The 21-year-old has attracted overtures from Real Madrid and would offer a quality alternative to Aguero and Gabriel Jesus.
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