Manchester Metropolis will supply Eric Garcia in trade for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, in response to reviews.
Garcia’s long-term future at Metropolis is unclear after Pep Guardiola confirmed he had rejected the supply of a brand new contract amid critical curiosity from Barcelona.
Metropolis have already bolstered their defensive ranks by signing Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake however stay dedicated to signing Koulibaly as the best accomplice for Aymeric Laporte.
MEN Sport understands the Blues worth Koulibaly at £55million and are cautious of coping with Napoli proprietor Aurelio di Laurentiis after seeing a deal collapse for now Chelsea midfielder Jorginho in 2018.
talkSPORT declare Metropolis may look to decrease Napoli’s asking worth by providing Garcia in a player-plus-cash deal. The Serie A facet are believed to be admirers of the Spaniard and suppose he could be a superb alternative for Koulibaly.
The report provides that Garcia could possibly be eager on a swap to Italy regardless of his need to maneuver again to Barcelona.
Lionel Messi to Man Metropolis newest
Elsewhere, reviews declare Metropolis have mentioned contract particulars over a possible transfer for Barcelona star Lionel Messi.
In response to the Switch Window podcast, Metropolis have mentioned the position Messi would play in Guardiola’s squad and have additionally factored in what occurs if the Metropolis boss decides to depart subsequent season when his contract expires.
Moreover, contract and wage particulars have additionally been outlined by Metropolis chiefs.
MEN Sport understands Metropolis would by no means dismiss the chance to carry Messi to the Etihad, and look to have their greatest shot but of persuading him. However they’ve been in sufficient related positions earlier than, and see sufficient vital obstacles nonetheless in entrance of them, to imply that they proceed with warning.