• Manchester City: Pep Guardiola confirms John Stones interest

    by  • July 29, 2016 • Football • 0 Comments

    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has confirmed his interest in signing John Stones from Everton.

    The England international has been linked with a move to the Etihad Stadium for few months and now City are desperate to push through a deal for the centre-back.

    The Merseyside outfit are holding out for around of £50m for the 22-year-old, although Guardiola wants to add Stones and Schalke forward Leroy Sane.

    “Sane is a player from Schalke. If he comes, we’ll be happy. If he stays, I’ll be happy for the Schalke fans,” he said.

    In relation to Stones, Guardiola told his post-match press conference: “It’s the same answer for Sane — he’s a player for Everton.

    “Everyone knows we’re going to try but we will see.”

    Stones has made 33 Premier League appearances for the Toffees last season.

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