FC Schalke have confirmed their interest in signing Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic. 21-year old Matija Nastasic is yet to make a Premier League appearance for Manchester City this season and rumours of the Serbian leaving the club in January are gathering strength. It is believed that the defender has already been offered to Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur for £5 million. Nastasic, 21, joined Manchester City from Forentina in 2012 and had a bright start to his Premier League career. However, the majority of 2013-14 campaign through injury. The player is yet to make a Premier League appearance this season and looks on his way to the exit door. According to reports, Nastasic was also offered to Arsenal and Tottenham for €6m in November, although the centre-back’s €95,000-a-week salary has proved to be a stumbling block in negotiations. Inter were also believed to have shown interest in signing the defender on loan in December. Recent reports indicate that Schalke are […]

For some time now, Matija Nastasic has not had a great time at Manchester City. While he started well enough beside Vincent Kompany, the signings of Martin Demichelis and Eliaquim Mangala have put a dent on his growth as a player and has given him hardly any playing time to develop his skills as well as confidence. With no hopes of getting into the first team, it seems Manchester City are willing to offload him for a very cheap price, which has piqued the interest of two clubs from North London, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. City are willing to sell Nastasic for 5 million and that’s the kind of deal that both clubs would be looking to snap up in January, considering how their defences have fared during this campaign. Tottenham have not been the greatest demonstrators of solid defence, and have lost quite a few points. While their forwards have not been excellent either, a good defence can at […]