The League Cup trophy has already been put in our ever more clustered trophy cabinet. And, with the Premier League likely to follow sooner rather than later, Pep will already have had discussions with the City hierarchy about summer targets.
Getting progressively closer to his dream 22 players it seems a backup keeper might also be on the list, especially if Bravo decides to move on. Angus Gunn, who was on loan at Norwich this season, might fill that gap.
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One of the names which have come to the fore in recent days, has been linked numerous times before. Now it seems, if reports are to be believed, the stars could align for Pep to finally get his man.
Scoring a hat-trick in the International break, Isco now seems to be even more on the periphery than he was before. Still aged just 25, despite being around for seemingly an eternity, Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez has won it all.
Three times Champions League winners, a trio of Club World Cups and twice UEFA Super Cups it could be time for him to move. Certainly if Zinedine Zidane decides the Spanish International does not feature in his plans, then Pep will certainly make a move.
Another player on Peps radar seemingly has a man crush on Pep Guardiola. And it’s reciprocated, and it isn’t me! Last seasons Premier League winner and Belgium International, Eden Hazard is slightly older, but still has some years in him at 27.
This one could be a little more difficult for City to complete, and not just because it’s a Premier League rival. The strong rumors are that Antonio Conte will not be at the club for the start of next season. Whoever comes in may want to keep hold of Hazard, no matter what.
That said, it seems that the last person deciding transfer policy is the Chelsea head coach. Certainly it didn’t make footballing sense to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United, and so that could give City fans hope that Eden could be heading to the EtiHazard.
Either, or both of those players, would certainly be another step toward building a dominating franchise. Making Europe worry for the next few years, and long into the future.