Belfast Telegraph

Friday 19 September 2014

City close to Mangala deal

Eliaquim Mangala is on the verge of a move to the Premier League

France defender Eliaquim Mangala is close to making a move to Manchester City from Porto.

City boss Manuel Pellegrini revealed following the 3-0 Community Shield loss to Arsenal that Mangala is keen to join the Barclays Premier League champions.

Pellegrini told BT Sport: "Some papers are maybe missing but we continue having interest in the player, he wants to come so we will see what happens in the week."

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