Pep Guardiola is planning to bring Borussia Dortmund’s deep-lying playmaker Ilkay Gundogan to Manchester City according to the Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo.
The report states that Guardiola has already asked City to sign Gundogan ahead of next season.
Mundo Deportivo go onto state that Guardiola’s future is not set in stone and that Manchester United is still an option for the former Barcelona manager.
Gundogan has been linked with a move to Liverpool since the appointment of Jugen Klopp.
The 25-year-old played the full 90 minutes during Borussia Dortmund’s disappointing 2-1 defeat at the hands of FC Koln in the Bundesliga. Dortmund sit in second place in the league with 38 points in 17 games.
Guardiola currently manages Bayern Munich who sit comfortably at the top of the league. The Spanish manager has told the Bundesliga giants that he will leave the club at the end of the season.