MANCHESTER CITY closes in on Anderlecht’s Sergio Gomez after missing primary goal Marc Cucurella.
The Premier League champions are reportedly preparing a second offer for the Spain Under-21 left-back.
Etihad boss Pep Guardiola blinked first and lost in the race for Brighton’s Cucurella as Chelsea agreed to spend £60m.
But more strength across the board remains his priority.
So far this summer, Guardiola has “only” brought in Erling Haaland, Kalvin Phillips and Stefan Ortega as permanent recruits.
And Gomez would be more of a commitment going forward.
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The 21-year-old had his breakthrough last season after stints at Borussia Dortmund and Barcelona B.
And transfer guru Fabrizio Romano have suggested City are close to a deal worth around £8.45million.
Romano also claimed City initially want to loan Gomez directly to new LaLiga boys Girona.
Plans follow to have Portuguese minnows Pacos de Ferreira loan Etihad wing wonder starlet Kayky.
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The 19-year-old Brazilian joined City from hometown club Fluminense a year ago.
It is understood that clubs in Belgium and France were interested in Kayky.
But City preferred the Portuguese option.
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/football/premier-league/5966225/man-city-sergio-gomez-anderlecht-transfer-2/ Man City are in talks with Anderlecht for Spain U21 defender Sergio Gomez after Marc Cucurella’s transfer glitch