• Man City ponder January move for Pelayo Morilla

    by  • November 2, 2018 • Football • 0 Comments

    The Premier League champions Manchester City have reportedly outlined their intentions to move for Sporting Gijon youngster Pelayo Morilla, according to The Mirror.

    The 17-year-old has broken into the Gijon first team this term, making four substitute appearances and scoring his first senior goal in the Copa del Rey in September.

    The Spain Under-19 international is understood to be highly rated in Spain’s Segunda División, and reports claim that City head-coach Pep Guardiola is keen to keep a close eye on his development.

    The Citizens have sent scouts to monitor the striker’s progress and could look to test Gijon’s resolve with a January bid.

    Pelayo still has 18 months left on his contract with Gijon.

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