Report: Pep Guardiola Looking to Swoop for Bayern Munich Youngster
Pep Guardiola could make a sensational move for Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies as he looks to rebuild Manchester City over the summer.
According to reports from Germany, Pep Guardiola could look to raid one of his former sides as he looks to rebuild with youth in the upcoming summer transfer window.
Manchester City takes on Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday, 19th April, with the reigning Premier League champions looking to book their place in the semi-finals for a third consecutive year.
With Guardiola’s side taking a three-goal advantage to the Allianz Arena, Madrid Zone has reported that the Cityzens could add to Bayern’s woes by showing an interest in Alphonso Davies.
Alphonso Davies in action for FC Bayern Munich vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
The Canadian international is also on Real Madrid‘s radar, which could draw to a similar situation to the race for Jude Bellingham‘s signature, with Guardiola’s team already looking like they will be without Joao Cancelo after this season’s revelations.
Sky Sport Germany’s Florian Plettenberg has tipped Manchester City to start negotiations for the 22-year-old, with his contract expiring in June 2025, this summer instead of waiting until the following year.
Davies could be a long-term piece of the jigsaw for City as they not only find a player who would be attracted to the attacking style of Guardiola’s side but someone who could reach a new audience of fans in North America.
Bernardo Silva tackles Alphonso Davies
Making 151 appearances for the reigning Bundesliga champions since moving from Vancouver Whitecaps FC in 2019, it’s clear to see that the Bavarians would prefer to keep hold of Davies, but if he does not intend on any potential contract extensions, they could look to cash in with both City and Real ready to get a deal over the line.
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