Manchester City ready to swap Raheem Sterling for Marc-André ter Stegen

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TOP STORY: Ter Stegen, Sterling to trade?

Pep Guardiola interested in a trade for Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen, with Rahim sterling potentially move to the Spanish club, reports El Nacional.

The LaLiga squad have been heavily linked with Sterling, 26, with Guardiola said to want a change with the midfielder Frenkie de Jong go to the Etihad, but this offer was refused.

Instead, City responded with a decision for Ter Stegen, seen as a possible replacement for No.1 goalkeeper Ederson.

Barca manager Xavi and president Joan Laporta are both reportedly opposed to any move by the Germany international, even in exchange for Sterling.

The 29-year-old goalkeeper has been a key player for the Catalan club in recent years and despite his declining form since injuring his knee, he is still considered an important leader.

Sterling, on the other hand, is a player for whom Barcelona have been largely linked with a loan change in January, with the club hoping to boost their firepower in the absence of Sergio Aguero, who is injured for the foreseeable future with a health alert. concerning his heart.

There would be another stumbling block to any possible move, however, as Sterling’s hefty salary was elusive for those strapped for cash. Blaugrana.

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– Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain consider move for AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie, reports the journalist Ekrem Konur. The 24-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season, which means he will be free to leave in the summer and could negotiate terms with clubs abroad in January.

– Newcastle manager Eddie Howe hopes to add Manchester City defender Nathan Ake by his side in January, says Calciomercato. The 26-year-old was used as a substitute for the Etihad, but he could be a first-team option for Howe, who he played with during his time at Bournemouth.

– Real Madrid and Barcelona could fight for Napoli midfielder Eljif Elmas, reports Gazzetta dello Sport. The 22-year-old has been in and out of the first team, with his potential abilities interesting for both Spanish clubs.

– Marseille hopes to recruit a defender Guillaume Saliba on a permanent Arsenal contract, according to the journalist Ekrem Konur. The report claims the two clubs are set to start talks on a potential transfer, the 20-year-old impressive for the Ligue 1 side so far this season.

– Manchester City, Liverpool, Juventus and Roma have all been linked with a move to Denis zakaria in January. Calciomercato says all four teams are interested in the Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder, who is out of contract, with the player dreaming of moving to Barcelona instead.

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