‘Pep doesn’t know about CBs’ – Man City fans react to Guardiola’s interest in La Liga defender

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Manchester City Fans have been reacting to a post on Twitter, which relays reports of Pep Guardiola’s interest in Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez.

Despite the £41m capture of Ake from Bournemouth already, defender still remain the priority with Kalidou Koulibaly the main target.

José Giménez has been strongly linked with a move to the Etihad amongst the like of Upamecano, Milan Skriniar, Diego Carlos, Jules Koundé and Kalidou Koulibaly this summer, as Pep Guardiola looks to sign a new defender.

The Citizens have been trying to sign Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli for much of the transfer window. It’s been a hard fight, with the Serie A club’s president wanting a huge fee and being unrealistic regarding his prospects of getting it.

The Citizens have turn to Atletico Maldrid’s Jose Giménez as alternatives if Napoli are not prepared to lower their demands of of about €80m (£73.2m) for the center-back.

According to Jack Gaughan of Daily Mail Sport, Pep Guardiola admires Jose Gimenez but Atletico Maldrid insist he will only be sold for his buy out clause of £90m.


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In reaction to the report shared on Twitter by City Chief, City fans have expressed their thoughts and opinions.

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