Manchester City have no plans to sell Ilkay Gundogan this summer. The Germany international has been linked with a move to Barcelona. Gundogan still has two years remaining on his current contract at the Etihad Stadium. Barcelona have already signed Sergio Aguero and Eric Garcia on free transfers.
GUNDOGAN’S AGREEMENT CIRCUMSTANCE
Gundogan, who is contracted to City until 2023, was Pep Guardiola’s first marking at the club and was a significant piece of City’s Premier League title win and their race to the Champions League last season.
The previous Borussia Dortmund midfielder joined in 2016 and got his agreement down to its last a year prior to marking an expansion in 2019.
He spent most of last season playing as an assaulting midfielder, scoring 17 objectives, however was exchanged back to a holding job in the 1-0 loss to Chelsea in Porto toward the finish of the period.
Guardiola has consistently held the previous Dortmund midfielder in the most noteworthy respect and clarified back in March how the 30-year-old is one the most astute players he’s always instructed.
There is, nonetheless, no frenzy at City about Gundogan’s circumstance, with him actually having two years staying on his present arrangement.
SOME OTHER CHANGES IN MIDFIELD?
Veteran Brazilian Fernandinho is out of agreement toward the month’s end yet conversations are proceeding over a one-year augmentation for the 36-year-old.
The city has promised to fortify again in the late spring in the wake of losing to Chelsea in the Champions League last, with Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish a main objective.
They could be given a critical monetary lift by neighbors Manchester United if Jadon Sancho finishes a move from Dortmund, with City set to get 15% of any arrangement which could cost around £80 million ($112m).
Leeds United will likewise finish a £13m ($18m) bargain for winger Jack Harrison one month from now as a component of a commitment to-purchase understanding following three years borrowed at Elland Road.