Football

Man City make €45m bid for Chelsea target Mangala

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Manchester City have made a €45m offer for Chelsea transfer target Eliaquim Mangala, according to Le 10 Sport.

The Porto centre-back has been on both Manchester City and Chelsea's radar this season, but the report claims Manuel Pellegrini has made the first move for the French international defender.

Big-spending Ligue 1 side Monaco have also been keeping tabs on the 22-year-old, who made his debut for France earlier this year after 23 appearances for the under-21 national team.

The report claims the €45m bid is the same amount City offered Porto at the end of the summer transfer window - a proposal the Portuguese club turned down.

But it could be different this month with the player thought to be keen to move to the Premier League.

He may wait until the end of the season to enjoy a full preseason with his prospective new club, but the report suggests City want him in before the end of January.

The bid may prompt Chelsea into action, as the Stamford Bridge club have been strongly linked with Mangala.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Manchester City
Chelsea
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again