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The Germany worldwide has been linked with a transfer to Camp Nou however nonetheless has two years remaining on his present contract
Manchester Metropolis don’t have any plans to promote Ilkay Gundogan this summer season and stay relaxed about his contract state of affairs, Purpose can verify.
The Germany worldwide, who completed the season because the membership’s prime scorer, has two years remaining on his present take care of no talks deliberate over an extension.
Barcelona, who’ve already signed Sergio Aguero and Eric Garcia from Metropolis on free transfers this summer season, have been linked with a potential move for Gundogan.
Gundogan’s contract state of affairs
Gundogan, who’s contracted to Metropolis till 2023, was Pep Guardiola’s first signing on the membership and was a serious a part of Metropolis’s Premier League title triumph and their run to the Champions League ultimate final season.
The previous Borussia Dortmund midfielder joined in 2016 and ran his contract down to its final 12 months before signing an extension in 2019.
He spent the vast majority of final season taking part in as an attacking midfielder, scoring 17 objectives, however was switched again to a holding position within the 1-0 defeat to Chelsea in Porto on the finish of the season.
Guardiola has all the time held the previous Dortmund midfielder within the highest regard and explained back in March how the 30-year-old is one the most intelligent players he’s ever coached.
There’s, nevertheless, no panic at Metropolis about Gundogan’s state of affairs, with him nonetheless having two years remaining on his present deal.
Some other modifications in midfield?
Veteran Brazilian Fernandinho is out of contract on the finish of the month however discussions are persevering with over a one-year extension for the 36-year-old.
City have pledged to strengthen again in the summer after dropping to Chelsea within the Champions League ultimate, with Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish a number one goal.
They could possibly be handed a big monetary increase by neighbours Manchester United if Jadon Sancho completes a move from Dortmund, with Metropolis set to obtain 15% of any deal which may value round £80 million ($112m).
Leeds United can even full a £13m ($18m) deal for winger Jack Harrison subsequent month as a part of an obligation-to-buy settlement after three years on loan at Elland Road.