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City captain Vincent Kompany is reportedly on the brink of signing a contract extension.

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany appears set to sign a contract extension at the club on reduced wages, the Daily Mail says. Discussions have been ongoing over a new one-year deal, with the 32-year-old expected to agree a wage cut in order to stay at the Etihad Stadium amid injury struggles, the paper adds.

In other Manchester City news, the club are set to rival neighbours United for Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, The Sun reports. City boss Pep Guardiola is said to have earmarked the 22-year-old as his number one target as a successor to Fernandinho. The paper claims City are preparing a £70million bid for the France international in the summer.

Lyon's Tanguy Ndombele
Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele is reportedly being eyed up by Manchester City (Nigel French/PA)
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Raul Jimenez: The Wolves loan star is edging closer to making his move permanent this summer, the Daily Mirror claims. Benfica are said to be willing to sanction the £30million summer sale of the striker to Wolves thanks to his impressive form at Molineux.

Raul Jimenez
Raul Jimenez has impressed for Wolves (Martin Rickett/PA)

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