Manchester City are monitoring Nottingham Forest winger as a possible replacement for Riyad Mahrez.
Manchester City are said to be preparing for a future without Riyad Mahrez, and they are starting to monitor Nottingham Forest winger Brennan Johnson as a possible replacement.
The 32-year-old Riyadh Mahrez joined Manchester City in the summer of 2018 and has been part of many successes with the Cityzens.
Although he still has a contract with City until 2025, the Manchester-based club are reportedly preparing for a future without their ageing winger, and 21-year-old Johnson is being evaluated.
City monitoring Johnson
Caught Offside reports a claim that states that Manchester City have been monitoring Brennan Johnson this season.
The report claims that Manchester City have sent scouts to watch the 21-year-old Wales international on multiple occasions this season as Pep Guardiola is a fan of his talent.
The Nottingham Forest winger has shone on occasion this season, having scored seven goals and grabbed two assists for the newly promoted side.
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City on the rebuild
Manchester City are in rebuilding mode after a period of great success in the Premier League. Last summer, they parted with two of their best attackers, Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus, and they brought in Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez.
They also sold full-back Oleksandr Zinchenko to Arsenal and signed youngster Sergio Gomez from Anderlecht.
Centre-back Aymeric Laporte, who has been at the club since the winter of 2018, has been strongly linked with a move away from the club, and the reports have intensified since the signing of Manuel Akanji.
Joao Cancelo has also left the club on loan to Bayern Munich on acrimonious terms, and a return to the club is uncertain.
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