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Manchester City Target Bruno Guimaraes in Potential £100m Blockbuster Transfer

Manchester City Target Bruno Guimaraes in Potential £100m Blockbuster TransferManchester City Target Bruno Guimaraes in Potential £100m Blockbuster Transfer

Manchester City are reportedly in negotiations with Newcastle United’s top midfielder Bruno Guimaraes’ representatives. It indicates a serious interest in a summer transfer. City is ready to exercise the £100 million release clause in Guimaraes’ contract, according to sources in Spain.

Manchester City Target Bruno Guimaraes in Potential £100m Blockbuster Transfer

Key Points:

  • Manchester City are serious about signing Bruno Guimaraes.
  • Pep Guardiola sees Guimaraes as a significant upgrade to his midfield options.
  • Newcastle are in a strong position due to Guimaraes’ contract and release clause.
  • Guimaraes has multiple suitors across Europe.
  • City has alternative transfer targets if they are unable to secure Guimaraes.

Why Bruno Guimaraes?

Guimaraes has been a stellar player for Newcastle since signing from Lyon in January 2022. His regular performances in the center of midfield have garnered him widespread praise and the attention of Europe’s leading clubs.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is looking to improve his midfield options. While the team has several outstanding midfielders, Guimaraes’ proven quality and Premier League experience make him an especially appealing addition.

Guimarães has been involved in 42 wins and 19 losses with Newcastle United. He has scored 12 goals at a rate of 0.16 goals per match. Two of his goals have been headers, while 10 came from his right foot. He has not scored from a penalty, a free kick, or with his left foot. Guimarães has taken 82 total shots, putting 29 of them on target for a shooting accuracy of 35%. He has hit the woodwork twice and missed 6 big chances.

Guimaraes’ Newcastle Impact

Guimaraes has remained an important member of Newcastle’s squad despite their recent slump in performance. This 26 year-old Guimaraes for Brazil plays a dual role on the attacking and defensive ends, displaying his capacity to score goals, dish out assists and successfully win the ball back.

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The Competition

Manchester City aren’t the only club vying for Guimaraes’ signature. Premier League rivals like Liverpool and Chelsea have previously expressed interest and European giants Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are also reportedly monitoring his situation. Barcelona is said to be Guimaraes’ dream destination but their current financial constraints might hinder a substantial offer.

Alternatives for City

If the Guimaraes deal fails to materialize, Manchester City have other targets on their shortlist. Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich who has worked with Guardiola before and Aston Villa’s Douglas Luiz are reportedly being considered as potential midfield reinforcements.

What to Expect

The summer transfer window promises to be an intriguing one as the battle for Bruno Guimaraes intensifies. His £100 million release clause means the decision could rest with the player who will need to weigh his ambitions against Newcastle’s project and the allure of playing for some of Europe’s biggest clubs.

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