City to mend rearguard
Manchester City join Chelsea and Manchester United in the race to sign Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy
Citizens may edge the Red Devils as they battle for his signature as the full back wants Champions League football
MANCHESTER CITY are set for an overhaul of players this summer and they have already set their sights on Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy.
The pacey 22-year-old is also wanted by Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea following his impressive season in France.
But according to the Daily Star, the Red Devils may have dropped out of the race for the full back because Mendy is determined to play Champions League football next term.
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Jose Mourinho’s men may miss out on a place in the European competition next season as they are currently fifth in the league.
But Man Utd’s best chances of qualifying for the Champions League is to win the Europa League as they face Celta Vigo in the semi-finals.
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Mendy is one of many youngsters starring for Monaco this season and he is reportedly valued at £30million.
The former Marseille star arrived at the Stade Louis II last summer and has gone on to make 30 appearances for Leonardo Jardim’s side.