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Manchester City Rumors: Van Dijk, Martinez and Skriniar wanted plus new deal for Gabriel Jesus

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Man City want Van Dijk and Martinez

Today’s rumors start with Manchester City’s search for a new centre-back and the club hoping to sign either Virgil van Dijk or Inigo Martinez in January.

According to Goal, Van Dijk is the preferred option, although Liverpool remain interested, and there are concerns he may struggle with a squad role when all City’s defenders are fit.

Martinez is the other option and would also be cheaper than the Southampton star as he has a €32 million release clause.

City to move for Skiniar?

Talking of defenders and Pep is also considering a move for Inter Milan’s Milan Skriniar in January, according to Calciomercato.

The Croatian is enjoying a superb season at San Siro but Pep could be tempted into making a €50 million move as he tries to strengthen his defence.

Luring him away from the Serie A leaders may prove tough however, with boss Luciano Spalletti having apparently been promised none of his stars will be sold.

New long-term deal for Gabriel Jesus

Over at the Telegraph and the talk is of a new long-term deal for Gabriel Jesus.

The club want him to sign a new deal that will last until 2023, on improved wages of over £100,000-a-week as well as other “performance-related bonuses.”

The club are also hoping to tie down Kevin De Bruyne, Fernandinho and Raheem Sterling to new deals.

Porto want Danilo back

And finally today we end with news that Porto are keen to bring Danilo back to the club.

According to The Sun, the Brazilian is open to a move as he fears missing out on a place at the World Cup if he does not play regularly at City.

Porto are keen on a loan deal and the two clubs are said to have “good relations” meaning a deal could be done this winter.