Manchester City are being linked with a move for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi.
The Daily Star claims the Citizens have set their sights on the French international, and are preparing to splash the cash once again.
Fernandinho and Jesus Navas have already moved to the Etihad Stadium, as Manchester City look to build a squad capable of challenging for the Premier League title once again.
Out of contract next summer, the tough-tacking 26-year-old would be available for a cheaper price than previously mooted, although the current lack of managers at either club makes the situation particularly complicated.
Carlo Ancelotti has left the Parc des Princes and is set to take the reigns at Real Madrid, whilst Roberto Mancini was relieved of his duties with Manchester City following FA Cup final defeat to Wigan.
Manuel Pellegrini is set to replace the Italian, but is yet to officially take the reigns with this season’s runners-up in the English top flight.
And, a final decision on a Manchester City move for Matuidi is sure to rest on the incoming Chilean chief.