Man City Launch £31m bid for FC Porto Centre-Back

Etihad Stadium side make big money offer for French international.

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Man City have launched a massive £31m bid for FC Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala according to Sports Direct News.

Etihad Stadium boss Manuel Pellegrini has seen his side scoring at will but appears to feel his defence could be improved and hence made a massive offer for 22 year old French international Mangala.

Local rivals Man United and Barcelona are both keen on Mangala but Pellegrini will hope that his opening offer will tempt Primeira Liga into selling Mangala.

The strong centre-back has indicated he is happy to remain at FC Porto but may well be sold if the Portuguese side feels such an offer hard to turn down.

Man City have managed to keep just two clean sheets in their past ten Premier League fixtures and Pellegrini may feel that Mangala would be an ideal partner for skipper Vincent Kompany at the heart of the Premier League table topper’s defence.

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