Guardiola reveals Man City are ready to break bank for 1 star and it is not Messi

Guardiola reveals Man City are ready to break bank for 1 star and it is not Messi

- Pep Guardiola has raised the possibility of signing Erling Haaland from Dortmund this summer

- The 20-year-old has been linked with the club after Sergio Aguero announced he will leave City

- Man City will take on the Bundesliga club in the first-leg Champions League quarter-final tie

- The Citizens are 14 points clear on the Premier League table and need just 11 points to clinch the title

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Pep Guardiola has stated that Manchester City will change their spending policy and break their transfer record if the player is worth getting, Daily Mail.

Sergio Aguero has confirmed his departure from the Etihad at the end of the summer and City are in the market for a new striker as Erling Haaland has been identified as their No.1 target.

The Citizens will be taking on Borussia Dortmund and Guardiola has openly talked about the club breaking the bank to sign the 20-year-old.

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The highest have ever spent on a player was the £62million in acquiring Portuguese centre-back Ruben Dias from Benfica last summer.

Guardiola said ahead of their Champions cracker against the Bundesliga side:

Guardiola reveals Man City are ready to break bank for 1 star and it is not Messi
Guardiola reveals Man City are ready to break bank for Erling Haaland Photo by Peter Zador and Alex Gottschalk
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"So far, the club has decided not to spend close to £100m for a player.
"Maybe in the future it will happen when the club decides it is necessary to improve the team for the next five to 10 years. The organisation has so far decided not to and that is why we haven’t. Maybe in the future.
"Spending a lot of money on one player doesn't give you an advantage to win. Football is a team game, everyone makes a contribution. Competitions are not won by one player, it is every player."

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Pep Guardiola has hailed Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi ahead of Leicester City's clash with league leaders Man City at the King Power Stadium.

Ndidi has become one of the key performers in the Premier League since joining Leicester in the summer of 2017.

The Foxes had recorded a comprehensive 5-2 win over the Citizens at the Etihad and will be looking to repeat the same feat when they clash in a week 30 league game.

And Guardiola is aware of Ndidi's commanding presence in the midfield alongside Youri Tielemans.


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