All the latest Manchester City transfer news, rumors and gossip in the summer window of 2021.
Who is Man City linked with?
Jack Grealish – Manchester City ‘expect Jack Grealish to hand over transfer request’ in Â£ 100million showdown talks (Daily Mirror, August 2); Aston Villa set to accept Manchester City’s Â£ 100million offer for Grealish (Sky Sports News, July 31); City have submitted a Â£ 100million offer for Aston captain Villa Grealish (Air sports, July 30); City have opened talks with Aston Villa over the potential signing of Grealish (Air sports, July 29); City are set to make Grealish the most expensive signing in Premier League history (Sun July 29); City are set to make an opening bid of around Â£ 75million for Grealish, but Villa are waiting for a UK record Â£ 100million for their talisman (July 28 letter); Villa’s midfielder is reportedly reconsidering a potential transfer to City after his fight for playing time in this summer’s Euro 2020 tournament (Ãtoile, July 26); City want to sign Grealish after Euro 2020, but Villa remain determined to keep him and have opened talks on a new contract (Air sports, June 25).
Harry kane – Manchester City appear ready to end their interest in signing Kane if they manage to get Jack Grealish to the Etihad (Daily Mail, August 2); the forward will meet with Tottenham next week and insist he wants to join Jack Grealish by signing for City (Telegraph, August 1); City remain committed to signing Kane from Tottenham this summer but have no plans to pay Â£ 160million for the England striker (Telegraph, July 24); Daniel Levy gave Kane the green light to join a Premier League rival, opening the door for a possible Â£ 160million move to City with a weekly salary of Â£ 400,000 (Sun, July 23); Kane’s English team-mates believe he may refuse to return to pre-season training with Tottenham in a bid to try to force a move to City (Telegraph, July 17); City have made a Â£ 100million offer for Kane (Air sports, June 21st).
Federico chiesa – City have entered the race to sign Italy and Juventus winger Chiesa (Calciomercato, 22nd of July).
Robert lewandowski – City are monitoring the striker’s status at Bayern Munich as Kane could prove too difficult to sidestep Tottenham (Daily mail, July 15th).
Antoine Griezmann – Barcelona have yet to receive official offers for Griezmann amid interest from a number of clubs including Manchester City and Chelsea (Daily Mail, July 27); City have ruled out a blow for Griezmann as they focus their attention on England pair Kane and Grealish (the Sun, July 13).
Ilaix Moriba – City are closely monitoring a contractual stalemate between Barcelona and their young midfielder star (the Sun, July 23).
Latest players linked with Man City exit
Rahim sterling – City’s Â£ 200million lawsuit of Kane and Grealish has coincided with failed talks on Sterling’s new contract (Shimmering, August 1); City made Sterling available for transfer this summer as part of an overhaul of boss Guardiola’s squad (Daily Mirror, July 17).
Bernardo Silva – The Portuguese could be the player sacrificed by City if they go ahead with a potential move for Kane and potentially also revisit their interest in Villa’s Grealish (the Sun, July 23).
Riyad Mahrez – City are set to offer Mahrez a new contract after the winger played a leading role in the club’s winning Premier League campaign. It comes after reports suggested he would be available for a transfer. (Daily mail, July 19).
Gabriel Jesus – Juventus seem ready to strengthen their interest in Jesus (Sun, July 16); The striker is Juve’s main target – although Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to stay another year (the Sun, July 12).
Lukas Nmecha – The striker joined Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga (July 16).
Ko Itakura – City have set high loan fees for the center-back, one of the many defensive players of interest to Celtic (Daily check-in, July 23).
Yan Couto – Celtic are targeting Manchester City right-back Couto. The Hoops hope to loan the 19-year-old Brazilian for the season, but face competition from Portuguese clubs (Air sports, July 23).
Man City’s confirmed signings
Scott Carson – Free
Man City departures confirmed
Sergio Aguero – Barcelona, ââfree
Eric Garcia – Barcelona, ââfree
Jack Harrison – Leeds, undisclosed
Daniel Grimshaw – Blackpool, free
Taylor Harwood-Bellis – Anderlecht, loan
James Trafford – Accrington, loan
Gavin Bazunu – Portsmouth, loan
Lewis Fiorini – Lincoln, loan
Alexander Robertson – Ross County, loan
Callum Doyle – Sunderland, ready
Lukas Nmecha – Wolfsburg, undisclosed
Man City contract news
Manchester City are set to offer new terms to a number of their star players, including a three-year contract for goalkeeper Ederson (Daily Mail, July 30).