Manchester City transfer news: John Stones offer, ‘new Neymar’ arrival and more

first_img Eliaquim Mangala – Mangala will be forced out of City this summer should Stones arrive with Belgian Jason Denayer returning from his loan spell. The Sun allege that the Frenchman – who rejected a loan move last season to fight for his place – could be on his way to Valencia, but has also attracted interest from Portugal and France. 5 John Stones – click the arrow above, right, to see all the latest Manchester City transfer rumours – Stones could complete a £50m move to the Etihad by the end of the week to become the most expensive Englishman ever, according to the Daily Mail. They claim City have re-opened talks with Everton after their opening £40m bid was rejected earlier this month. Leonardo Bonucci – Everton will turn to Bonucci if Everton demand too much money for Stones, report the Mirror. Guardiola is worried about captain Vincent Kompany’s fitness and is desperate for a new centre back. However, they also suggest City are unwilling to pay the £50m for the 29-year-old, given his age. 5 5 Wilfried Bony – City have tried to use Wilfried Bony as bait to lure Everton into a swap deal for Stones, report the Liverpool Echo. However, they say the offer was rejected out of hand by the Toffees, despite the threat of losing Romelu Lukaku this summer. Gabriel Jesus – The Manchester Evening News report that Brazilian prospect Jesus would prefer a move to City than rivals United. Guardiola is chasing the player known as the ‘new Neymar’ but faces competition from a host of clubs, including Real Madrid and Barcelona. Manchester City are warming up nicely for the new season, with Pep Guardiola’s side beating Borussia Dortmund on penalties in the International Champions Cup on Thursday.However, Guardiola’s squad is far from complete, despite already signing Ilkay Gundogan from Dortmund for £22m and Nolito from Celta Vigo for £15m.The club look set to sign Leroy Sane from Schalke for around £40m but there are plenty others who could be on their way both in and out of the Etihad before the transfer window slams shut on August 31.Click the arrow above, right, to see all the latest Manchester City rumours. 5 5last_img