Guardiola wants Juventus midfielder Pogba as first City signing

BY foxsports • February 2, 2016

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Pep Guardiola has vowed not to raid current club Bayern Munich when he takes over as Manchester City boss in the summer but they will make an offer for £75m-rated striker Robert Lewandowski if Real Madrid kick off a bidding war.

Yaya Toure is ready to quit City in the wake of Guardiola's appointment - he was ditched by the Spaniard when they were previously together at Barcelona.

Gary Cahill has no plans on following John Terry out of Chelsea after 'clear the air' talks with boss Guus Hiddink over a lack of Premier League playing time.

John Terry's next footballing destination could be the Middle East, with former Chelsea team-mate Gianfranco Zola having sounded out the 35-year-old about joining the club he manages, Qatar's Al-Arabi.

Striker Rickie Lambert has admitted he is no longer good enough for West Brom's first-team, less than two years after playing in the World Cup for England.

Tomas Rosicky is poised to leave Arsenal this summer and the thigh injury he suffered on his return against Burnley last weekend could be the last time he pulls on a Gunners shirt.

Manchester United had a deadline day move for Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy, 30, blocked by Arsene Wenger and instead the full-back joined French side Bordeaux.

West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace rejected a £24m bid from Newcastle for striker Saido Berahino, 22, even though the offer was straight cash being paid up front.

Liverpool full-back Jose Enrique, 30, rejected a move back to former club Newcastle, preferring to see out the remaining five months of his Anfield contract.

Pep Guardiola rejected last-minute attempts from Manchester United and Chelsea before agreeing a three-year deal to become Manchester City manager next summer.

Guardiola's appointment will see United step up their bid to land Jose Mourinho as a replacement for under-pressure Louis van Gaal.

Aston Villa manager Remi Garde is prepared to walk out on the club this summer after they failed to sign any of his January targets.

Defender Luke Shaw is set to give Manchester United a fitness boost and return to action in March.

Pep Guardiola will target Thiago Alcantara, Ilkay Gundogan and Aymeric Laporte in his first summer as Manchester City manager.

Long-term Manchester United target Neymar, 23, could join rivals City after the Guardiola announcement.

Manuel Pellegrini's next job could see him remain in the Premier League with Chelsea, who spoke to the 62-year-old before bringing Jose Mourinho back to the club in 2013.

Marcel Desailly believes Chelsea will eventually offer John Terry a new contract.

Pep Guardiola will be given a huge transfer war chest this summer by Manchester City with Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba and Everton centre-back John Stones at the top of his £130m shopping list.

Meanwhile, Kelechi Iheanacho is set to be added to City's Champions League squad in place of the injured Samir Nasri.

Barcelona are considering a move for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata, 27, and initial contact has been made

Manchester City could make an audacious move for Barcelona frontman Lionel Messi in the summer, perhaps spending as much as £120m to bring the Argentina superstar to the Etihad.

Striker Radamel Falcao could still cut short his Chelsea loan stay despite missing out on a return to Atletico Madrid before the deadline. He is being linked with a move to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning, who recently signed Ramires.

Meanwhile, Blues defender John Terry could also be heading for China, where a possible £20m could be on offer for just one season - several clubs are already said to be interested.

Manchester City's appointment of Pep Guardiola has left rivals United needing to decide whether to make a move for former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho before he is snapped up by another club.

Oxford United boss Michael Appleton has rejected the chance to join Manchester United as part of their academy overhaul - Appleton began his playing career with the club.

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho could be on new Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's summer shopping list.