Manchester City aim Benjamin Mendy left OUT of Monaco pre-season patrol for outing to Switzerland

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MANCHESTER CITY have been handed a major boost in their office of Monaco full-back Benjamin Mendy.

The French left-back, 22, has been left OUT of the Monaco pre-season patrol that trafficked to Switzerland.

Manchester City have been handed a major boost in their bid to sign Benjamin Mendy

Manchester City have been handed a major boost in their bid to sign Benjamin Mendy

Benjamin Mendy looks to be the next man in the doorway at Manchester City

The £40million left-back ty

Pep Guardiola is penetrating to hang up a understanding for the £40million full-back as fast as possible, so he can transport with the rest of the Man City patrol to the US.

The Prem bar conduct to Houston on Monday and face a pre-season compare against rivals Manchester United next week.

Mendy has been a Guardiola priority for months after impressing in Monaco’s shining Ligue 1 winning campaign and the club’s run to the Champions League semi-final.

Guardiola got absolved of 3 full-backs this summer, permitting Bacary Sagna, Gael Clichy and Pablo Zabaleta to all leave for free.

SunSport suggested last month that Mendy will sign a four-year understanding worth £100,000-a-week to pierce to the Etihad.

Former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss Guardiola is also shutting in on a overwhelming £50m pierce for Tottenham right-back Kyle Walker.



  • Born in Longjumeau, a suburb of Paris, on Jul 17, 1994
  • Started his career at internal side Palaiseau before moving Le Havre at 13
  • Made his comparison entrance at 17 and played two seasons for Le Havre
  • Moved to Marseille for £3.4m, apropos a essential partial of the side
  • Monaco then changed for the left-back and he had a overwhelming season, assisting Leonardo Jardim’s side win Ligue 1 – he was also named in the Ligue 1 group of the season
  • Has played for France at every turn from U16 to seniors, winning 4 caps for Les Bleus

Pep Guardiola is penetrating to make a series of big signings this summer

Pep Guardiola has allowed 3 full-backs to leave this summer

Kyle Walker's future at Tottenham is in doubt after he fell out with Mauricio Pochettino at the finish of last season

Man City are close to sealing a £50million pierce for Tottenham’s Kyle Walker

The England man will have his medical on Friday and the understanding could cost up to £55m with add-ons.

City had been related with Dani Alves, but the Brazilian was offering a significantly incomparable compensate parcel by Paris Saint-Germain.

Pep Guardiola now has just one full-back in his patrol – Aleksandar Kolarov, who Guardiola elite to play at centre-back last season.

Earlier this week, Mendy sent Man City fans into a spin when he was graphic wearing Union Jack shorts on a beach.


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