Transfer gossip is on the news agenda this Monday morning as it’s claimed City are keeping tabs on an in form Premier League winger.

Pep Guardiola has repeatedly stated the Club aren’t planning to do any business at present, but despite that, the rumour mill has linked us with a new name.

Elsewhere, there’s are review of how we perform in the first encounter of two legged cup ties, ahead of Tuesday night’s Carabao Cup clash with Manchester United.

Transfer gossip

Daily Express: Man City ask Adama Traore transfer question as Liverpool and Barcelona consider deals

Writes Mikael McKenzie: “Manchester City have reportedly asked Wolves to be kept in the loop over Adama Traore’s future.

“Liverpool and Barcelona are also said to be monitoring the attacker.

“According to 90min, the 23-year-old will not be allowed to leave unless a bid around the £70million mark is tabled.

“It is also said no deal will be concluded until at least the end of the season.”

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Manchester Evening News: City record in Carabao Cup and Champions League first legs under Pep Guardiola

Writes Simon Bajkowski: “Pep Guardiola takes his Manchester City side to Old Trafford on Tuesday as they look to win the Carabao Cup for a third successive year.

“City have played a number of two-legged ties over the last few years with mixed results.

“In some they have been able to kill off the other team at the halfway point but others have proved more of a struggle.”