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The madness transfer window requested by Guardiola
Barely champion, Manchester City is already looking at next season and the contours of its workforce in order to retain the Premier League in 2021-2022. For this, Pep Guardiola made his shopping list with his management and the Spaniard has ideas. As reported The Times, his priority is to replace Sergio Agüero. For this, he has 4 ideas: Erling Haaland (Dortmund), Harry Kane (Tottenham), André Silva (Frankfurt) and Lautaro Martinez (Inter). Guardiola would also like to sign Declan Rice (West Ham) to replace Fernandinho. He would also like a new left-back after Benjamin Mendy’s middle season. And finally, he would like his club to get into negotiations for Jack Grealish (Aston Villa). Information confirmed by the Daily Telegraph this morning.
Koeman in danger in Barcelona?
The defeat against Granada a few days ago, then the two draws against Atlético and Levante weakened the position of Ronald Koeman at FC Barcelona. At least, that’s what you understand when you read the Spanish press this morning. Sport written in black and white that Dutch is “challenged” within the club after these latest disappointing results, which will probably cost the Blaugranas the title. He wouldn’t be sure to stay next season. A meeting took place yesterday with Joan Laporta. Koeman was able to give explanations for the recent poor performances and the future of the latter would have been mentioned. His case would divide the Catalan leadership, complete El Pais. The former coach of the Netherlands would have installed “the doubt” in the heads of the club’s decision-makers.
Laporta dreams of Halaland
Even if Sergio Aguero and Memphis Depay, both at the end of the contract, make the front page of Mundo Deportivo this morning, the new president of FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta, dreams of only one man for the attack of FC Barcelona: Erling Haaland. The impressive Borussia Dortmund striker panics all the top Europeans who will fight a merciless fight to get him signed. According to Sport, Laporta is doing everything to find the right formula that would bring the Norwegian to Barcelona. But several problems face him. Barça’s economic situation is dire, BVB will be tough in business and, above all, other clubs like Manchester City and Real Madrid are on the lookout. The soap opera continues.