City interested in Leicester defender

Manchester City have set their sights on Ben Chilwell as a left back target for this summer. Pep Guardiola wants alternative to Benjamin Mendy, whose injury woes have forced City to seek quality competition for the Frenchman's place [@EveningStandard]

Barca interested in Otamendi

City central defender Nicolas Otamendi has emerged as a potential transfer target for Barcelona. A lack of playing time has frustrated the Argentinian and the La Liga giants have identified this position as an area they must strengthen in. [@TheSunFootball]

City get break from Burnley

Burnley manager Sean Dyche said he plans to make plenty of changes for Saturday's FA Cup tie with City, prioritising the league and their game against Manchester United next Tuesday. Dyche: "We will make changes, almost definitely. We’ve got a big week again next week..."

Bolton loan confirmed

Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth on loaning Luke Bolton: "It’s a massive coup for us to be able to bring a player of Luke’s calibre to the club, and I'm sure the fans will be excited to know that we have one of Man City’s best young talents coming here to develop his game with us."

Pep on De Bruyne position

Pep on playing KDB deeper: "I wanted to see Kevin with a lot touches. He is a player who needs to be in contact with the ball. Playing in that position you normally touch the ball more. That's why we played that game for his training." [via @jonnysmiffy]

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