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Manchester City want Frenchman Benjamin Pavard from Stuttgart

Manchester City want Frenchman Benjamin Pavard from Stuttgart

- Manchester City are interested in the signing of Benjamin Pavard

- The Frenchman scored the goal of the tournament at the 2018 World Cup

- He is also a target for Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona

2018 FIFA World Cup winner Benjamin Pavard has reportedly emerged as a January 2019 transfer target for reigning Premier League champions Manchester City.

According to the report by Le 10 Sport, Manchester City gaffer Pep Guardiola was impressed with his performances at the 2018 World Cup championship.

Apart from winning the World Cup with France, Benjamin Pavard's goal against Argentina was also voted as the best goal of the tournament.

Benjamin Pavard can play at center-back or right-back which makes him an ideal fit for the three-man defense Pep Guardiola has experimented at times this season.

Manchester City will now have to face serious competition for his signature from Spanish champions Barcelona and Juventus who are also interested in him.

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Earlier, had reported how Stuttgart and 22-year-old Frenchman Benjamin Pavard could be on his way to Barcelona when the January 2019 transfer window opens.

According to the report by Mundo Deportivo, his agent has offered him to the Spanish champions considering his superb performances for his country at the 2018 World Cup.

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