Manuel Pellegrini is eyeing one of his former charges, who is now at Real Madrid…
Manchester City are readying to sell Samir Nasri to Juventus to fund a move for Real Madrid star Isco, reports the Daily Express.
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Citizens boss Manuel Pellegrini managed the 22-year-old while he was in charge of Malaga, during which the pair had a very successful spell together, helping the relatively small Spanish club to the Champions League quarter-finals.
Now the Chilean wants to reunite with the Spain international at the Etihad, but due to UEFA Financial Fair Play regulations he needs to sell before he buys.
Juventus are interested in taking Nasri off the City’s hands as they look to prepare for the eventual departure of Paul Pogba.
City certainly look in need of improvements as they dropped further points in their pursuit of Premier League leaders Chelsea with a defeat to Liverpool on Sunday.
The Stamford Bridge outfit are now top by five points, with a game in hand.