Press reports revealed that the Manchester City administration has given Spanish coach Pep Guardiola the green light to sign players in the upcoming winter transfer market, scheduled for January 2023.
As the Manchester City administration set Guardiola to spend 100 million pounds in the upcoming winter transfer market, the goal will be to sign players expected to shine in the 2022 World Cup.
The Manchester City administration decided not to sign new players during the remainder of the current summer transfer period and strengthened the team’s ranks with several players, most notably Norwegian striker Erling Haaland, Englishman Calvin Phillips, and Sergio Gomez, and the return of Argentine Julian Alvarez from loan to his mother team River Plate, who had been contracted. With him in the last winter transfer window.
Manchester City spent during the current summer transfer period 104 million pounds, which is the lowest for the team in recent years in the main transfer market in the summer.
City has earned more than 250 million pounds since the beginning of the year from the sale of its players, most notably the English Raheem Sterling to Chelsea, the Brazilian duo Gabriel Jesus, and the Ukrainian Oleksandr Zinchenko to Arsenal.
Pep Guardiola has only 18 players in the first team squad, and he has promoted several players from the team’s academy, such as Cole Palmer and Rico Lewis, and his schedule will face tough and strong matches before the World Cup in Qatar at the local and continental levels.
The team’s management decided to give Pep Guardiola a budget of 100 million pounds to enter the next winter transfer market, in order to strengthen the team’s ranks with new players.
Manchester City beat its guest Crystal Palace 4-2 in the match that brought the two teams together yesterday, Saturday, at the Etihad Stadium, in the fourth round of the Premier League.
Manchester City occupies second place in the Premier League table with 10 points, ahead of Brighton, who has the same balance.