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Man City preparing £25m former Chelsea star

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 13/07/2017

Pep Guardiola side Manchester City is reportedly preparing a £25m offer for former Chelsea left-back Ryan Bertrand.

The Cityzen have lost full-backs Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta, and Bacary Sagna this summer, while they have missed out on the signing of Brazilian international Dani Alves, who turned down a move to Etihad for Paris Saint-Germain.

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According to the Daily Mail, 27-year-old Bertrand has been a target for the former Premier League champions since the start of last month, and head coach Pep Guardiola is preparing to give the green light on a £25m bid.

The England international who has also been strongly linked with a return to Stamford Bridge joined Southampton on a permanent deal in the summer of 2015 after spending the 2014-15 campaign on loan at St Mary's.

Southampton defender Bertrand who won UEFA Champion League with the Blues scored twice and provided four assists in 28 Premier League appearances last season.