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City looking at defenders - Guardiola

20th July 2019, 11:22 by Bobbie Jackson

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says the Premier League champions are looking to bring in a centre-back this summer.

The Premier League champions are hoping to find a replacement for Vincent Kompany, who left the club after last season's treble success.

Guardiola has already strengthened his side with the signings of Rodri and Angelino and now appears to be turning his attention to the heart of defence.

The Spaniard admits they are looking but insists they will be able to cope if they don not secure any targets over the next few weeks.

"We will see," Guardiola said. "We are looking for some names but at the same time we have three centre-backs who can play there and we have two young players in the second team who can help us.

"We shall see if the market is possible and the club believes we can spend that money, but if they don't, we shan't spend it."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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