Man City plot £80m raid on Wan-Bissaka and Chilwell as Mendy’s replacement

Man City plot £80m raid on Wan-Bissaka and Chilwell as Mendy’s replacement

- Manchester City are eyeing an £80m offer on English pair Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Ben Chilwell

- City boss Pep Guardiola wants the pair to further beef up his full-back options next season

- The Spaniard is keen in replacing Benjamin Mendy who has been struggling with injuries since arriving from Monaco in 2017

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is plotting a massive a £80m raid on the pair of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Ben Chilwell.

According to Metro report citing The Sun, the Spaniard wants the English pair to further beef up his full-back options, with French World Cup winner Benjamin Mendy struggling with injuries.

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At the last count, the Frenchman, who arrived Etihad from Monaco in a move reported fee of about £52m has only featured in 18 games so far.

Guardiola is now eager splash the cash into add more quality to the Citizens defence line with the signing of Wan-Bissaka and Chilwell.

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Already, Chilwell has turned himself into an important squad member in Leicester defence in the last two campaigns, and Man City are keen to table a £50m bid for defence ace.

Although, the 22-year-old recently penned an extension at the Foxes last October, but the possibility of playing under guidance of Guardiola could a turning point.

On the other hand, City are planning to offer £30m for Crystal Palace 21-year Old Wan-Bissaka, who is on the verge of picking his first England invitation courtesy of his decent performance fir the Eagles.

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However, in the past seasons, City have struggled to sign English “home grown” talents, but time will tell of the deals will see the light of the day.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Manchester City Phil Foden has emerged the youngest father in the Premier League, at just 18.

According to a UK Sun report, Foden, who is rated as one of England’s emerging talents welcomed a baby- boy with his 18-year-old girlfriend Rebecca Cooke.

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