The premier league champions have been keeping tabs on the highly-rated AC Milan defender who possesses many of the attributes you might associate with a Guardiola full-back.
The 23-year-old French defender, who is also the subject of interest from Paris Saint-Germain, still has three years left for his AC Milan contract to run out.
AC Milan are planning to hold contract talks with Theo Hernandez and his agent with Manchester City’s interest having been reportedly registered.
It is believed the Blues are actively looking at options to bolster the left side of the defence, and currently, it appears Hernandez is near the top of the list.
Reports were corroborated by Calciomercato, who report Hernandez ‘likes’ City as an option for a transfer.
Hernandez has responded to these links, whilst discussing his sides strong start to the Serie A season.
“I am very happy at Milan,” Hernandez said in a recent interview with Telefoot as reported by SempreMilan.
“From day one it was an incredible emotion to wear this shirt and every day I am proud of it. Scudetto? We have a strong, well-prepared team, we will work our hardest to reach this goal”
In reaction to this Hernandez’s comments shared on Twitter by Man City Xtra, many City fans have been expressing their thoughts and opinions.
Idc you’re coming to city— Zack Steffen Prop (@MCFCTSaucy) September 12, 2021
They all say the same thing before coming to City.— Sterlingard (@Jordan_dbe) September 12, 2021
This just confirmed it.
Remember when Grealish said somet like that— 7 💫 (@MCFCHag) September 12, 2021
This statement sounds like him to City is a done deal ngl— Arbin (@ArbinKC1) September 12, 2021
Lukaku said the same thing never say never 👀— CallMeJamzy💤 (@Jamzymcfc) September 12, 2021
That’s what they all say— Jack’s Calves 🦵 (@Mcfc_3ll4) September 12, 2021
Lukaku and Theo 🤝 lying about staying in Milan— 🅰️ (@abzMCFC) September 12, 2021