Jose Gimenez, Atletico Madrid star, reportedly emerges target for Man City

Jose Gimenez, Atletico Madrid star, reportedly emerges target for Man City

- Jose Gimenez may be moving to Premier League side Manchester City this summer

- The Citizens are said to have tabled massive amount of money for them to have Gimenez

- Gimenez has been playing for Atletico Madrid since April 2013 and has won Europa League title

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Manchester City who are top Premier League giants are reportedly interested in the signing of Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez this summer.

Although Pep Guardiola and his chiefs have already signed Nathan Ake from Bournemouth, but the Citizens still want to add another central defender before the end of the transfer window.

Going for Jose Gimenez means that Manchester City will have to end their pursuit of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly who has been their major target.

But the Italian club are not ready to sell the Senegalese star considering the targets they have in the coming Serie A season.

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According to Spanish outlet AS, Manchester City have offered €89 million for Atletico Madrid centre back Gimenez with another €5 million due in add ons.

That is thought to be more than City were willing to bid for Koulibaly but with the defender four years the junior of the Senegalese, the club may be willing to offer more for him.

Last year, Atletico Madrid chiefs were unable to convince Rodri not to leave thereby joining Manchester City and such could happen again on Gimenez.

Guardiola and his men failed to win any title last season as Liverpool dethroned them as the Premier League champions.

Jose Gimenez, Atletico Madrid star, reportedly emerges target for Man City

Jose Gimenez, Atletico Madrid star, reportedly emerges target for Man City (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Spanish club Barcelona are reportedly interested in the signing of Manchester City defender Eric Garcia and the Catalans will try all their best this summer to get his signature.

New Barcelona handler Ronald Koeman is trying to sign some players this summer for the side ahead of the coming 2020/21 Spanish La Liga season.

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Koeman is aware that Barcelona chiefs are after getting superb result in the coming season following their failure to win any title at the 2019/20 term.

Garcia came through the youth ranks at Barcelona and can't resist the lure of moving back to his hometown where he will have the chance to play with his idol Lionel Messi.

According to Spanish sports journalist Alfredo Martinez, the Catalan giants have made their move and believe they will get a deal before the close of the transfer window.

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