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Manchester City to spend £100m in January transfer window?

Man City to spend £100m in January?
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Manchester City are reportedly set to splash out a sum of £100m on transfers over the January transfer window after failing to keep pace with Liverpool in the title race.

Manchester City will reportedly splash out a sum of £100m on transfers over the January transfer window after failing to keep pace with Liverpool in the title race.

Sunday's 3-1 defeat at Anfield has left Pep Guardiola's side nine points behind Liverpool, who have not lost at home in the league since April 2017.

The club has received criticism for its failure to replace Vincent Kompany over the summer - a notion that was exacerbated by Aymeric Laporte's severe knee injury in August.

According to The Mirror, City's hierarchy will provide Guardiola with substantial backing in January as part of an attempt to close the gap on Jurgen Klopp's side.

City are expected to place emphasis on signing a central defender, but will also look to identify replacements for David Silva and Sergio Aguero.

Isco, who is surplus to requirements at Real Madrid, has been reportedly targeted by City ahead of the January window.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool15141037142343
2Leicester CityLeicester1511223592635
3Manchester CityMan City15102343172632
4Chelsea159243021929
5Wolverhampton WanderersWolves155822117423
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd155642318521
7Crystal Palace156361418-421
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs155552523220
9Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd154741715219
10Arsenal154742123-219
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle155461522-719
12Burnley155372124-318
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton155371822-418
14Bournemouth154471821-316
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham154471725-816
16Aston Villa154382224-215
17Southampton154381733-1615
18Everton154291627-1114
19Norwich CityNorwich1532101632-1611
20Watford15159930-218

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