Man City are in a transfer race with Chelsea and Real Madrid for a Brazilian winger, according to a report.
Pep Guardiola has a plethora of offensive options thanks to the wealth of his squad. They spent £ 100million in the summer transfer window to sign Jack Grealish from Aston Villa.
But not everyone is happy with the number of players available to them. Portuguese International Bernardo Silva was hoping to get a transfer this summer.
A decision did not materialize before the August 31 deadline, despite interest from several sides.
The 27-year-old could still leave in January, with his replacement in the squad already lined up.
Catalan newspaper El Nacional claim Man City are interested in signing Antony from Ajax.
He’s a six-time Brazilian international who can operate on either wing. The starlet scored nine goals and eight assists in 32 Eredivisie appearances last season.
The report says Guardiola is a big fan and would like to bring him to the Premier League.
Ajax are in a strong position to negotiate high transfer fees after extending his contract until June 2025. But City of man are known to spend big when targeting a player.
Competition for his signing will come from Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona, as well as Chelsea and Bayern Munich.
Blues boss Thomas Tuchel could see Antoine as a potential replacement for Christian Pulisic or Hakim Ziyech.
Antony has been compared to Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar in recent seasons due to his skill and nationality.
He looks set to continue his development with Ajax before taking a big step forward in 2022.
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Barcelona for the ace of Man City
The sun write that Barcelona manager Ronaldo Koeman is an admirer of Ferran Torres of Man City.
As such, the Blaugrana submitted an offer for the 21-year-old over the summer.
Their financial situation only allowed them to offer a meager credit with an obligation to purchase. City quickly pushed him away as they had no intention of selling.
Barca will return with an improved package next year if their finances allow.
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