Transfer news, rumours and gossip from the Etihad Stadium

Last Updated: 11/08/20 9:57am

The latest transfer news and gossip on the players linked with Manchester City – and those who could leave the club.

Confirmed Man City signings

Nathan Ake City have completed the signing of the Bournemouth defender for £41m on a five-year deal (August 5).

Ferran TorresCity have completed the signing of the Valencia winger (August 4).

The latest players linked with a move to Manchester City…

Kalidou Koulibaly – City are hoping rivals Manchester United announce they are not interested in signing Napoli’s Senegal defender to avoid a bidding war (Manchester Evening News, August 10); City want to sign Napoli’s Senegalese centre back (Sky Sports, August 6). Pep Guardiola will have to pay £65m to land his top defensive target. (Mirror, July 16). Koulibaly, 29, could form the centre piece of Guardiola’s plans to reconstruct his defence (Telegraph, July 14); City duo Nicolas Otamendi and Oleksandr Zinchenko could be used in a swap deal with Napoli for Koulibaly. (Sun, July 11); Manchester United and Liverpool have “made contact” with Napoli over the availability of Koulibaly – but City could try and swoop in. (Daily Star, July 11); City will go head to head with rivals United for the 29-year-old Senegal international’ signature (Independent, July 7).

Diego Carlos – City have ‘moved seriously’ to capture Carlos from Sevilla, but it is ‘feasible’ they may look elsewhere with a deal potentially proving difficult (El Desmarque, August 3); Liverpool will face competition from Manchester City as they look to sign Sevilla centre-back Diego Carlos. (Mirror, August 1).

David Alaba – Chelsea and City are among a number of leading clubs who are monitoring whether Alaba signs a new contract at Bayern Munich (Daily Telegraph, July 31); City have received a major transfer boost after Alaba’s talks with Bayern hit a stalemate (Bild, July 30).

Dani Ceballos – City are eyeing up a shock move for the midfielder if Arsenal don’t extend his stay at the Emirates (Express, July 27).

Ismael Bennacer – City are keen to sign AC Milan midfielder Ismael Bennacer, but face competition from Paris St-Germain with the 22-year-old Algerian’s fee set to exceed £45m. (Le10 Sport, July 23).

Jose Gimenez – City have been told they must pay £109.1m to sign the Atletico Madrid defender (Sunday Times, July 19).

Confirmed departures from Manchester City

Leroy SaneThe Germany forward has completed his £54.8m transfer to Bayern Munich (July 3).

Jack Harrison – The 23-year-old has returned to Leeds on a season-long loan (August 10).

The latest on those linked with a Manchester City exit…

Eric Garcia – Barcelona are unlikely to pay more than £13.4m) for City’s wantaway Spanish defender (ESPN, August 11). Barcelona will test the water with a £14m bid for the City starlet (Sun, August 8); Guardiola says Garcia has told City he does not want to sign a new contract and believes the young defender wants to leave the club (August 6); City are looking at opening contract talks with Garcia amid interest from Barcelona (Mail, June 5).

Nicolas Otamendi – City are ready to slash the asking price for after the £41m signing of defender Nathan Ake (Sun, August 10).

John Stones – Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is hoping to snap up Manchester City defender Stones in a bargain £20m deal (Daily Mirror, August 9); Stones could be set for a reunion with former boss David Moyes at West Ham as City begin a clear-out (The Sun, July 31).

David Silva – The midfielder’s father has confirmed the City midfielder is open to a move to Italy amid speculation linking with him with Lazio (Sky Sports, August 7); Lazio are confident of signing the City and former Spain midfielder, 34, who will become a free agent this summer (Sky Sports, August 7).

Pep Guardiola – The Spaniard says talks over his City future can wait. (The Sun, July 15); City will offer Guardiola a lucrative new long-term deal after the club’s Champions League ban was overturned (Mirror, July 14).

Sergio Aguero – City have not ruled out handing Aguero a new contract to keep the Argentine striker at the Etihad until 2022. (Sunday Mirror, July 12); Inter Milan could attempt to lure Aguero away from City by using defender Milan Skriniar as part of the deal (Calciomercato, June 29)

Jamie Bynoe-Gittens – Borussia Dortmund are reportedly leading the race to sign the 15-year-old City prospect (Sun, August 4)

The latest Manchester City contract talk…

Fernandinho – The 35-year-old midfielder would like to finish his career in his homeland (Manchester Evening News, June 19).

Angelino – The 23-year-old Spanish utility player is set to return to the Etihad after his loan at RB Leipzig, who are unable to secure a £25m permanent deal (Manchester Evening News, June 8).

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The summer transfer window will run for 10 weeks from July 27 and close at 11pm on October 5. A domestic-only window for trades between the Premier League and EFL then runs from October 5 and closes on Friday October 16 at 5pm. Follow all the news and analysis on Sky Sports News and across Sky Sports’ digital platforms.