As per the Mirror, the Sky Blues are eyeing moves for both Alexis Sanchez and Jack Wilshere, with incoming coach Pep Guardiola understood to see the pair as key parts of his plans to rebuild the Citizens.
Indeed, the tabloid go as far as to suggest that the departing Bayern Munich manager is considering England international Wilshere as the man around whom he wants to build the City midfielder.
Should the rumours be true, it would be a major gamble on the part of Guardiola.
While Sanchez would be a dazzling addition to City’s forward line, Wilshere is a player who carries a lot of baggage.
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As well as his off-field controversies, the technically proficient star remains prone to injury, and is only just feeling his way back to fitness after missing almost the entire season due to injury and fitness concerns.