The Premier League 2014-15 season has reached its business end and the fate of the league is almost decided. It is that time of the year when the teams around the world engage themselves in rebuilding and reshaping their sides with new players. The not so successful players leave the clubs while new fresh faces join them. The speculations have begun and the transfer rumours have started flowing.
Here are the three transfer rumours which were linked with Manchester City this week.
Kevin De Bruynea s agent met Manchester City officials.
As per Mirrora s report, young Belgian midfielder, Kevin De Bruyne is linked with Manuel Pellegrinia s Manchester City. It was heard that De Bruynea s agent had met the club officials and spoke about a potential transfer next summer.
The midfielder has experience of playing in the league as he was previously a member of the Chelsea FC squad. He was sold by Jose Mourinho last winter for a mammoth A?18million to Wolfsburg. In this season, Kevin De Bruyne has already scored 15 goals in the Bundesliga and provided 23 assists.
He is keenly followed by the Cityzens officials and it is believed that he will cost around A?45 million.
His agent Patrick De Koster said, a I have met the people from Manchester City and we know each other.
a For the moment, there are no formal discussions. Of course, in the next few weeks I will going around the world to talk about the situation with Kevin but this is just informal information.
a Ia ve never spoken to anyone from Manchester United, but a lot of other clubs have been in touch to find out some general information.a
Jay Rodriguez linked with Manchester City
Southamptona s English international striker Jay Rodriguez is strongly linked with Premier League giants Manchester City. The City officials are targeting Rodriguez to fulfill the quota of home grown players in their squad.
According to Mirror, the Southampton officials have decided that they will let go their 25-year-old striker only for a sum in excess of A?20 million. They are keen to retain his services who did not feature in any of the games in this season due to a ligament injury.
Manchester City eye Fulhama s Patrick Roberts
Fulham FCa s young English striker Patrick Roberts is on Manchester Citya s radar as per Mirrora s report.
Manchester City are keen to sign in the 18-yearold forward from Fulham, who impressed with his quality performance this season at the Championship. Several other big clubs like Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester United, and Chelsea have also reportedly show interest in the forward.
It is believed that the English striker will cost somewhere around A?10 million. City will look forward to complete this deal and thereby sign in a home grown talent.
In other news, Manchester City are also linked with English internationals Ross Barkley and Raheem Sterling. While Barkley had denied talks with the club, signing Raheem Sterling from Liverpool will be an uphill task as his transfer fee will be pretty sumptuous.