Manchester City continue their pursuit of Kyle Walker

Manchester City’s need for full-backs in this transfer window can’t be stress enough. City’s defence was their Achilles heel last season, and manager Pep Guardiola has an important task of rebuilding his defence this summer. The Spaniard has already allowed the likes of Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna to leave the club this summer, and Aleksandar Kolarov is also entering the final year of his deal. At the moment, City severely lack in bodies in full-back positions. The Citizens are supposedly in advance talks for Juventus full-back Dani…

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Manchester City rekindle their interest in Tottenham ace

Manchester City have rekindled their interest in Tottenham full-back Kyle Walker, according to Manchester Evening News. The report claims that City manager Pep Guardiola has received encouraging signs indicating that a move for the England international could be successful this summer. City attempted to sign the 26-year-old last summer too, but their move was turned down by the North London club. However, the situation has changed a lot over the course of the year and Walker is now understood to be keen on a move to Manchester. Walker is apparently…

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West Brom vs Tottenham – Premier League preview and team news

Tottenham will be aiming to continue their phonemenal form with success against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns, a venue at which they have not tasted defeat for nearly seven years. The home side will be pleased with their haul of four points from two challenging games since the international break, following a terrific win over title hopefuls Arsenal with a satisfactory draw away to West Ham United. The latter saw a good response after half-time from the Baggies, who were fortunate not to have been just the one goal behind at…

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Analysis: Trippier’s Tottenham arrival can galvanise Walker

At the beginning of the 2011-12 season, Kyle Walker was installed as Tottenham’s first-choice right-back ahead of his much more experienced teammate Vedran Corluka, two years after he was brought to the club from Sheffield United. He immediately showed great promise, scoring a couple of memorable goals – including the winner in a North London derby – and contributing fully to a fourth-placed finish, which cruelly did not prove to be enough to secure Champions League football. He is still regarded as a key player now, but a long-term injury…

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