The eleven players—all of whom are currently part of the club’s first-team squad—are at varying levels of importance at the Etihad Stadium.
The French source suggest that Guardiola is set to overhaul the playing squad when he arrives in the North West, replacing current coach Manuel Pellegrini, and these names look set to be the individuals deemed surplus to requirements when the Spanish coach moves over.
One of the biggest names is Joe Hart who, in light of his defence’s high-profile error against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday evening, is understood to be in jeopardy at the Etihad.
The French source report that Guardiola is keen to see Chile and Barceona stopper Claudio Bravo between the sticks.
Defensively, there’s set to be some major overhauls, with France Football naming Pablo Zabaleta, Bacary Sagna, Eliaquim Mangala, Vincent Kompany, Aleksandar Kolarov and Martin Demichelis as the players tipped for the exit door.
In midfield, it doesn’t look good for Fernando and Samir Nasri, while Yaya Toure has a poor relationship with Guardiola and can have little hope of a future with the Sky Blues.
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Finally, big-money flop Wilfried Bony has also been deemed surplus to requirements, with the French source suggesting that Guardiola is not planning to give the Ivorian forward the opportunity to demonstrate he can make it with City.