Manchester City confirmed their status as the dominant side in English football by becoming the first team to retain the Premier League title in a decade last season, holding off a fierce challenge from Liverpool to finish on 98 points.
Nonetheless, manager Pep Guardiola is looking to further bolster his options in an attempt to challenge for the Champions League next season, and here Sports Mole rounds up the latest news regarding possible comings and goings at the Etihad Stadium.
Friday morning's headlines:
Manchester City 'to confirm Thiago Almada next week'
Manchester City will reportedly confirm next week that they have reached an agreement to sign Velez Sarsfield youngster Thiago Almada. Read more.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola confirms that there is a contract offer on the table for German attacker Leroy Sane. Read more.
Villa sign Man City midfielder Douglas Luiz for £12.5m
The West Midlands club have brought in 10 new players this summer. Read more.