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Ryan Bertrand is £30m Manchester City target as Pep Guardiola fumes over losing out on Barcelona star Dani Alves to PSG

Etihad chief eyes the England and Southampton ace as he hunts three new full-backs - including Spurs' Kyle Walker

Manchester City want £30million-rated defender Ryan Bertrand.

Boss Pep Guardiola is fuming after losing out to Paris Saint-Germain for Brazilian Dani Alves, 34.

Southampton and England left-back Ryan Bertrand has leapt onto the wanted list for Man City

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Southampton and England left-back Ryan Bertrand has leapt onto the wanted list for Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

Barcelona legend Dani Alves opted for PSG ahead rather than his old boss Pep Guardiola and Man City

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Barcelona legend Dani Alves opted for PSG rather than his old boss Pep Guardiola

The Etihad chief has demanded THREE new full-backs  this summer.

But he has not managed to land any, with Spurs now expected to increase their £50m asking price for Kyle Walker.


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That has led to City stepping up their pursuit of Southampton left-back Bertrand, 27.

Saints do not want to sell but a bid in the region of £30m could sway them.

Bertrand was a shock pick when Chelsea beat Bayern Munich in the 2012 Champions League final.

He moved to St Mary’s for £10m two years ago and craves another shot at the big time.

Ryan Bertrand has emerged as an England squad regular after swapping Chelsea for Southampton

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Ryan Bertrand has emerged as an England squad regular after joining Saints

England right-back Kyle Walker is rated at £40m by Man City - but Spurs might demand at least £50m

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England right-back Kyle Walker is rated at £40m by Manchester City – but Tottenham are thought to want at least £50m

City have been in fruitless talks with Spurs over Walker for ­several weeks.

They rate the England right-back at £40m.

But Tottenham were already asking for £50m and chairman Daniel Levy is likely to up that price now that City have missed out on Alves.

SunSport revealed this week how Spurs are considering a move for City striker Kelechi Iheanacho as part of the deal.

Walker is due back at Spurs in the next few days and looks likely to be heading out on a pre-­season trip to America with his current club — rather than City.

Man City boss Pep Guardiola is still irked at missing out on Brazilian right-back Dani Alves

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Man City boss Pep Guardiola is still irked at missing out on Brazilian Dani Alves
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Ryan Bertrand is now one of the best attacking full-backs in the Premier League

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Ryan Bertrand is now one of the best attacking full-backs in the Premier League
This is what Benjamin Mendy can offer Manchester City if he joins from Monaco

Etihad boss Pep Guardiola is keen to recruit three proven full-backs for his title bid

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Etihad boss Pep Guardiola is keen to recruit three proven full-backs for his title bid

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