Pep Guardiola has stated at the press conference in front of the Derby against Manchester United that Manchester City needs a new goalkeeper. “I think the club definitely needs a striker,” said the Catalan: “In the Premier League you need a striker and I think the club will try to buy one.”

Already last summer, the Citizens struggled intensively around Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur , but ended in the end but empty, although the Englishman was probably not tapped by a change. Also in relation to Erling Haaland, the Guardiola club is called again and again as a prospect.

Manchester City has invested over a billion euros in new players since the commitment of the 51-year-old in 2016, a well-known nineer was not there. This was also because Sergio Aguero ran for the sky blue. The Argentinier is with 260 hits of the record shooter of the club, changed 2021 but initially to the FC Barcelona and finished his career for heart problems shortly thereafter.

In the current season Manchester City with 64 hits after 27 matchdays the second best offensive of the Premier League. The most successful scorers come from the outer train: Riyad Mahrez (19 goals in 32 compulsory matches) and Raheem Sterling (13 in 33).

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In the past winter transfer window, City also took the Argentine Julian Alvarez under contract. The striker is currently still borrowed at his home club River Plate and will come to the PL club only in the coming summer.