The Citizens are interested in signing Nuno Mendes in the summer transfer window.
has been a key player forSporting Lisbon
in their current league campaign. The Portuguese club secured their first Primeira Liga title in 19 years on Tuesday as Mendes made his 29th appearance of the season. According toMail Online
have contacted Mendes’ agent
for a potential summer move. Pinho also representsBruno Fernandes
, who joined Manchester United from Sporting with a £47 million deal. The Portuguese club are eager to demand a higher fee for Mendes as he is under contract with a £60 million release clause. Manchester City are keen to add Mendes to their ranks with a £52 million deal as
seems to be a big fan of the player. The 18-year-old made his debut for Sporting towards the end of the last season. However, his development in the current season persuaded
to use him in Portugal’s World Cup qualifying win over Azerbaijan in March.Oleksandr Zinchenko
have displayed fine performances in the Citizens’ backline. However, Guardiola wants to have more options for the position asBenjamin Mendy
’s injuries might cause problems for the Premier League champions in the future.