There has been numerous left-backs linked with Manchester City in past few months.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Manchester City are considering a move for Atalanta left-back Robin Gosens.
The Germany international joined Atalanta from Heracles Almelo for a fee in the region of 900,000 euros in July 2017. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.
The 26-year-old is considered to be one of the best left-backs in Germany.
Gosens has earned 4 senior caps for the Germany national team but is yet to open his goal-scoring account for his nation.
The Germany international will be high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Atalanta this term.
Manchester City are looking to sign a left-back and have identified the 26-year-old as potential transfer target.
Pep Guardiola is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him this summer.
Robin Gosens is a skilled left-back who can make a difference at both ends of the pitch. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.
According to the report,”Manchester City are keeping tabs on Atalanta fullback Robin Gosens this season. TMW says City have been scouting the left-back as manager Pep Guardiola considers his options in that position. It’s suggested Guardiola is prepared to see Oleksandr Zinchenko sold and Gosens signed as a replacement. Atalanta may be forced to sell the 26-year-old this summer as his contract expires in 2022. Gosens has scored nine goals and produced six assists in 30 competitive matches for Atalanta this season.”
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Manchester City will have to present a really enticing offer to bring Atalanta to the negotiating table. City have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.
Robin Gosens ideal fit for Manchester City?
Robin Gosens stands as an excellent option for Manchester City.
The 26-year-old Germany international could be a very good squad player for Pep Guardiola over the next few years. He is at the peak of his career right now and Guardiola could bring out the best in him.
City should do everything in their power to sign the in-demand Robin Gosens, who has all the qualities to be a success at the club.
It will be interesting to see what happens when Manchester City come calling for Gosens this summer.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.