Friday, September 29, 2023

Pep Guardiola teases new Man City signing amid ongoing links with £95million-rated Lucas Paqueta

Pep Guardiola has teased that a new signing could be on the way to Manchester City very soon.

The City manager was speaking to TNT Sports in the build-up to the UEFA Super Cup final with Sevilla when he was asked about Kevin De Bruyne’s injury.

Guardiola has hinted that Man City could be making a new signing soonGetty

It comes amid intense speculation over a move for Lucas PaquetaGetty

The Belgian midfielder is facing the prospect of four months on the sidelines, meaning that City could be forced into the market to sign a replacement for him.

Asked who will replace De Bruyne, Guardiola said: “Another one. We miss him but we will be close to him and we have incredible doctors.

“Another one is coming in.”

One player who has been heavily linked with a move to Man City is Lucas Paqueta.

The Brazilian midfielder is seen as a priority signing, however the treble-winners will need to match the £95million valuation set by West Ham.

Having arrived from Lyon last summer, Paqueta has made 42 appearances for West Ham, scoring five goals and creating seven more in all competitions.

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