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.
Thursday morning's headlines:
Everton 'beat Liverpool, Manchester City to Reinier'
Everton win the race to sign Brazilian teenager Reinier ahead of Liverpool and Manchester City, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester United 'will not go above £70m for Harry Maguire'
Leicester City are reportedly holding out for £90m for Harry Maguire, but Manchester United have made it clear that they will go no higher than £70m with their bid. Read more.
Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac "confident" of striking Leroy Sane deal
Niko Kovac believes that Manchester City winger Leroy Sane will become a Bayern Munich player before the transfer window closes. Read more.