Updates on the England international duo, as well as the future of rising star Liam Delap and new links with a Spanish full-back in the 44th edition of City Xtra‘s Daily transfer report!
Jack Grealish – Rumor Rating: 8
We’ll kick things off with the last one information provided by the always reliable Jack Gaughan, which shed light on the details of the potential contract that awaits the Aston Villa captain at the Etihad Stadium.According to Jack Gaughan writes for the Mail, Manchester City’s £ 100million offer for Jack Grealish triggered the release clause in his Aston Villa contract – a clause many even doubted existed.
This is Txiki Begiristain we are talking about. No release clause? No arrangements.
the the report goes on to indicate that Jack Grealish is expected to sign a five-year contract to become a Manchester City player next week and that he will win over £ 200,000 a week.Far from the mail and to John Percy and Mike McGrath of the Telegraph, who write that Grealish is now awaiting the green light from Aston Villa to negotiate personal terms with Manchester City – as Etihad club are confident in their £ 100million offer sterling. turns out to be a success. Interestingly, Jack Grealish is back in England after his summer vacation, captured by Sun photographers and reported by Martin Blackburn late on Saturday night.
Blackburn confirms the Telegraph’s position on Grealish awaiting a green light, but says the player is looking to travel directly to Manchester to complete his transfer to Manchester City this week – instead of reporting for the preseason with Aston Villa on Monday. .
Harry Kane – Rumor Rating: 8
Let’s move on to a saga that some believe may have been affected by Manchester City’s spending on Jack Grealish, and which concerns Tottenham striker Harry Kane.
According to the Sun’s Martin Blackburn, as part of his outstanding report on Grealish’s impending move to Manchester, there is’indications‘what Kane will do’to specify‘in Tottenham that he still wants to join Manchester City before the transfer window closes.In fact, it is stated that Etihad officials’ plans to sign Harry Kane will be not be affected by their £ 100million transfer to Jack Grealish, with that particular deal already covered by recent player sales.
But it was arguably not the biggest story of the day regarding Harry Kane.
This award goes to Mike McGrath and John Percy of The Telegraph.
It was reported at halftime of Manchester City’s 4-0 pre-season win over Barnsley that Harry Kane would hold talks with Tottenham next week and also insist he wants to join Jack Grealish by signing for Manchester City this summer.It is really hot…
Alex Grimaldo – Rumeur Note : 4
Here’s one you probably didn’t expect to read:
According to Pedro Almeida informations, talks have opened between Manchester City and Portugal’s Benfica side over a possible transfer of 25-year-old Alex Grimaldo.
It’s just hard to see it really happen.Manchester City are clearly focused on signing Harry Kane and Jack Grealish, and although the left-back was seen as a priority by some when the club entered the summer transfer window, there appears to be a certain level of confidence in existing options.
Liam Delap – Rumor Rating: 6.5
We couldn’t even get away from the thrill of the transfer window as Manchester City were in on-pitch action against Barnsley on Saturday night.
According to information from journalist Subhayan Chakraborty, Manchester City’s latest academy prospect Liam Delap looks set to join championship side Stoke City on a one-season loan.The final claims about Delap’s future were later substantiated by The Secret Scout, who revealed that his’close the sourcee ‘at Manchester City said the club feels ” it’s time for him to go play in the league« .
This may give some sort of clue to the club’s confidence in signing a new top striker this summer.
Some had a feeling Liam Delap would provide a reinforcement in the attacking department next season, but a second-tier English loan would indicate the club will sign a striker and keep Gabriel Jesus as an understudy.
Contract Updates – Rumor Rating: 7.5
As part of general housekeeping and to keep you up to date with what’s going on within the club, here are the latest talks on contracts at Etihad Stadium.
According to an exclusive report by the Mirror’s Simon Mullock, talks about Raheem Sterling’s new Manchester City contract have so far ‘failed to progress‘- however, it is specified that the sources of the club insist’there is no panic‘, with two years remaining on his current contract.
As the club reinforce that there is no need to panic over the England international’s future, Mullock reports that the original plan was for Raheem Sterling to sign a new deal before the start of the new season – which is no longer the case. It seems too likely.On a more positive note, and as part of the same Simon Mullock report, Manchester City are ‘To close‘to agree on a new contract of £ 175,000 per week to secure John Stones’ future.
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