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  • Manchester City earmarked left-back Ryan Bertrand as a target in early June
  • Pep Guardiola had hoped to sign Dani Alves but the Brazilian has moved to PSG
  • City remain in talks over the purchase of Benjamin Mendy from Monaco

Simon Jones for MailOnline

Manchester City are pressing ahead with their move for Ryan Bertrand after missing out on Dani Alves.

Sportsmail reported on June 6, how City had earmarked the Southampton left-back as manager Pep Guardiola looked to bring in new full-backs for the summer.

Bertrand has been a regular for England since moving to Southampton from Chelsea and the south coast club have not been keen to sell. 

Manchester City are expected to launch a £25m offer for Southampton star Ryan Bertrand

Manchester City are expected to launch a £25m offer for Southampton star Ryan Bertrand

Manchester City are expected to launch a £25m offer for Southampton star Ryan Bertrand

However, City are expected to offer around £25million for the 27-year-old in the hope of tempting them into a deal.

City remain in talks over the purchase of Benjamin Mendy from Monaco while they expect Tottenham to increase their asking price on £50million rated Kyle Walker.

City had hoped to add Dani Alves prior to him accepting a greater pay packet at Paris St Germain.

Meanwhile, Napoli are showing interest in City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo while Napoli’s Pepe Reina has been proposed to City.

Joe Hart remains in discussions over a loan deal to West Ham.

City remain in talks over the purchase of Benjamin Mendy from Monaco

City remain in talks over the purchase of Benjamin Mendy from Monaco

City remain in talks over the purchase of Benjamin Mendy from Monaco

Dani Alves has been unveiled as a PSG player after signing a stunning £12million-a-year deal

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