One of the world’s leading sports news channel Bein Sports have reported the news of Pep Guardiola signing a pre-contract agreement to become the next Manchester City boss next season. The news is circulated by all the media outlets around the world with a confirmed word of Guardiola’s arrival in the Premier League.
Ex Sky Sports and BBC sports reporter Richard Keys has confirmed the news along with giving additional info that Guardiola will be given a £200m war-chest and a bid in the region of £70million for Pogba is imminent.
The Qatari-owned global sports channel beIN Sports’ Arabic account tweeted on Saturday that Manchester City have reached a tentative agreement with Bayern Munich coach Guardiola to train the team from next season.
Man City would look to expel Edin Dzeko, Eziquel Mangala, Samir Nasri, Yaya Toure and Alexander Kolarov to raise close to £70 million in sales of those players before going for a full-fledged raid for Paul Pogba, who would cost in the region of £60-65 million.
Guardiola’s arrival has sparked the rumors of big money signings by Manchester City next keeping in mind their financial fair play regulations as well. City must offload their current squad players before signing any new ones.
With Guardiola in charge it would re-ignite the famous Mourinho-Guardiola rivalry once again as the two veteran manager would battle it out for the highest honors next season as they did in Spain few years back. One aspect, City would like to strengthen would be the central defense where they need real leaders next season.