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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
1Liverpool23221054153967
2Manchester CityMan City24163565273851
3Leicester CityLeicester24153652242848
4Chelsea2412484132940
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd249783629734
6Tottenham HotspurSpurs249783832634
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2481063532334
8Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd248972523233
9Southampton2494113142-1131
10Arsenal2461263234-230
11Crystal Palace247982228-630
12Everton2486102835-730
13Burnley2493122838-1030
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2486102436-1230
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2467112734-725
16Aston Villa2474133145-1425
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham2365122738-1123
18Bournemouth2465132337-1423
19Watford2458112136-1523
20Norwich CityNorwich2445152447-2317

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