Cucurella, Guardiola’s nice need for Manchester Metropolis

Manchester City have already made two massive signings within the type of Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez, nevertheless it does not appear to be the staff will cease there.

With their assault already strengthened, the Residents need to add to the midfield as Rodri is on his personal after the departure of Fernandinho.

Kalvin Philips of Leeds is a goal, whereas on the left, it seems as if the membership have set their sights on Marc Cucurella.

Guardiola needs the 40 million euro goal

Pep Guardiola has been on the lookout for a left-back since he arrived on the Etihad in 2016.

Benjamin Mendy is in jail, Olexsandr Zinchenko has been linked with a transfer to Arsenal in response to the Every day Specific, and Joao Cancelo has performed there occasionally.

Nevertheless, the tactician needs a participant to make the place his personal, and that is the place Cucurella is available in.

As per data gathered by MARCA, Metropolis are monitoring the Spaniard and are set to make a bid, one that might attain as a lot as 40 million euros.

Brighton signed Cucurella from Getafe for 18 million only a 12 months in the past, and the 23-year-old has became certainly one of their biggest belongings.

Sadly for Metropolis, they don’t seem to be the one facet within the operating, as Chelsea need to change Marcos Alonso, who is needed by Barcelona.

Brighton MVP in his first season

Cucurella had an excellent first season with Brighton, enjoying in 34 video games and changing into a key determine for the membership.

“It seems like he is been right here all his life,” stated Brighton supervisor Graham Potter. “He is been essential since he arrived and he is infectious to his teammates.

“He has a fantastic character and character, and on the pitch he brings vitality and high quality. He grew up in Barcelona and is aware of easy methods to play soccer.”

Cucurella‘s performances had been so good that he was named Brighton’s MVP for the 2021/22 season by gamers and followers alike.

How would he match at Manchester Metropolis?

Guardiola likes Cucurella‘s versatility, as he is performed left-back in a again 4 and left-wingback in a again three. He is even been used as an emergency centre again.

Because of his bodily talents, the previous Getafe man is ready to cowl the complete left flank.

He is not afraid to affix the assault, as solely Trent Alexander-Arnold (51) and Reece James (42) made extra key passes than him (40) within the Premier League.

These are the qualities Guardiola seems for as his Metropolis like to shut down the opposing midfielders with full-backs, earlier than going to work and enjoying within the opposition half.