The defensive department of the Manchester City squad needs quality additions this summer.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Manchester City are set to sign Olympique Marseille defender Boubacar Kamara.
The 20-year-old has a valid contract with Olympique Marseille until June 2022.
This season, Kamara has scored two goals and provided two assists in 28 appearances for Olympique Marseille.
The 20-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in France.
Boubacar Kamara has represented France at Under-17, Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 44 caps.
The France international has impressed in Ligue 1 this season and is starting to attract the interest of bigger clubs.
Pep Guardiola is looking to shore up his defensive options and Olympique Marseille’s Kamara happens to be a target. Guardiola is a long term admirer of Boubacar Kamara and believes he can get the most out of the France international.
Boubacar Kamara has the talent to play many roles in defense.
According to the report, “Manchester City are lining up a bid for Olympique Marseille defender Boubacar Kamara. The Sunday Express says City are taking a close look at Kamara with the French club ready to test the market this summer. Marseille fear that they will take a massive financial hit if the Ligue 1 season is terminated early through the coronavirus pandemic. Kamara, 20, is rated as seen as one of the most promising defenders in Europe after breaking into the Marseille side three years ago. The French under-21 international is one of several players that Marseille are willing to off-load to the Premier League before the start of next season. They believe that they can get the most money from a Premier League side and rated Kamara at around £28million.”
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Manchester City have to fork out a huge transfer fee if they are genuinely interested in the France international.
Nevertheless, Boubacar Kamara stands as an excellent option for Manchester City.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Manchester City.
It will be interesting to see what happens when Manchester City come calling for Kamara this summer.
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