As it begins on a quest to win a fifth Premier League title in six seasons, Man City will have some new faces in the fold and some familiar ones out in the cold.
Fernandinho has left, and Oleksandr Zinchenko is expected to follow, with Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez set to join the Etihad Stadium this summer.
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Will the new pieces aid Man City’s pursuit of the Premier League crown and the Champions League trophy, the final jewel in their infinite gauntlet?
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As Joe Prince-Wright (JPW), Nicholas Mendola (NM), and Andy Edwards (AE) guide you through a frenetic next few months, we pick up the latest done deals, reports, and rumors and give our insight on Manchester City transfer news.
Transfers and acquisitions for Manchester City in 2022-23 have been confirmed.
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Fernandinho is a Brazilian footballer (end of contract)
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Gabriel Jesus wants a move to the Premier League on June 10th.
Gabriel Jesus, according to Fabrizio Romano, wants to join another Premier League squad. Arsenal has been connected with him, while Tottenham Hotspur is also thought to be intrigued. With Erling Haaland (see below) coming in, Jesus won’t be first-choice at City and he has been very good, consistently, over the last five years. However, the 25-year-old would be the main man up top at Arsenal and surely that appeals to him rather than signing for another club where he is the back-up forward, like he was at City after being in the shadows of Sergio Aguero season after season.
Gabriel Jesus is set to join a Premier League team this summer, rather than Real Madrid, as previously said. More information will be available soon. #MCFC #MCFC #MCFC #MCFC #MCFC Gabriel will undoubtedly leave Man City, with no alterations expected. ⤵️ https://t.co/95u6gpqMRc June 10, 2022 — Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano)
Erling Haaland will arrive on June 10th.
The journey continues, as Erling Haaland posts a photo of himself wearing a Man City shirt as a kid ahead of his move to City which will be completed on July 1. Previously City had agreed a fee with Borussia Dortmund for his signature and it is believed that personal terms with Haaland would not be a problem to negotiate. That appears to be resolved now. Erling’s father, Alf-Inge, played for Man City and Haaland will follow in his dad’s footsteps in playing for the Premier League. However, this Haaland will spearhead City’s attack rather than mop up in midfield. (JPW)
June 7 – Man City want $63 million from Newcastle for Nathan Ake
Newcastle United are expected to make a move for Manchester City center back Nathan Ake this summer, but the Dutchman won’t come cheaply. Man City intend to recoup all of the $52 million they paid for him two summers ago — plus a little profit on top. (AE)
June 2 – Marc Cucurella to Man City He might’ve been Brighton and Hove Albion’s signing of the season, but will Marc Cucurella’s stay at the Amex Stadium be limited to one campaign? Spanish outlet El Desmarque says that a deal to bring the ex-Barcelona left back to the Etihad Stadium. City needs help on that side with Benjamin Mendy in deep legal trouble and Oleksandr Zinchenko set to find a new home. Cucurella was fantastic in the Premier League and will likely have grown up admiring Barca hero Pep Guardiola. For $40 million, this makes some sense as Brighton would be taking a step back at the position but be able to use a $20 million-plus profit in reinvesting in the position (or finding that center forward/finisher that would take its attack to the next level). (NM)