Summer outgoings and possible replacements

Burtonblue

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He was injured and then didnt get a run of games to reach his top form.
He has had plenty of opportunities over the last season and largely failed to impress
Unfortunately his injuries have taken their toll
He has lost his pace and defensively offers v little
I like many here feel sorry for him but that’s no reason to keep him
 

Edwin Edwin

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Other than Kun,the only ones who'll probably leave are Mendy,Bernardo and Jesus

Bernardo because this is the second consecutive window that he's reportedly asked to leave,and (reportedly) not for footballing reasons,just a change of scenery,and think with the respect between him and Pep/club,they'll try to facilitate and work sth out with Atleti?,maybe a Felix swap or whatever

Jesus because with Kane/or a 9 coming in now,he's at a crossroads moment at this stage of his career and a honest conversation will be had with the club,and they might try to find a solution for him with Juve? if Ronaldo leaves or sth

Hypothetically,obviously Kane replaces Aguero,Mendy leaves,replaced by a cheap LB (Robinson?),Felix-Bernardo swap,Jesus leaves,and Felix effectively replaces Jesus and Grealish replaces Bernardo and I think that's pretty much it.A case of 4 out,4 in,basically

The rest..the likes of Laporte,Raz and others who may be 'discontent',in their hearts of hearts know that any interested clubs are skint and wouldn't be able to present an acceptable offer to City,and will just have to ride it out and wait till next summer when the market sort of stabilizes. We aren't desperate for the money and only on our terms will be the message.
 

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wanting a regular start is reason enough to move on. We do not have a "first team " as such. maybe eddie. Bernie is perfect for us for his versatiliy, can play anywhere but defender, very hard to keep players with ambition happy, especially someone who would be a starter in most teams. Whoever replaces him may feel the same way. I also think a millionaire's view of living in our city could be a bit different to most posters. Just sayin'
 

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wanting a regular start is reason enough to move on. We do not have a "first team " as such. maybe eddie. Bernie is perfect for us for his versatiliy, can play anywhere but defender, very hard to keep players with ambition happy, especially someone who would be a starter in most teams. Whoever replaces him may feel the same way. I also think a millionaire's view of living in our city could be a bit different to most posters. Just sayin'

Only 4 outfield players had more minutes than Bernardo in both the Premier League and Champions League. Only Bernardo and Foden appeared in every Champions League game. I don't know if it's a playing time issue.
 

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Only 4 outfield players had more minutes than Bernardo in both the Premier League and Champions League. Only Bernardo and Foden appeared in every Champions League game. I don't know if it's a playing time issue.

His problem will be when a striker arrives, I also think he would like a more offensive role. Pep dumped on him when his form dropped and if it wasn’t for Sergio and KDB injuries he probably wouldn’t have played anywhere near as much. We would have lost more games but for this. Pep got lucky tbh bit like Stones getting his act together and Dias hitting the ground running.
 

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Only 4 outfield players had more minutes than Bernardo in both the Premier League and Champions League. Only Bernardo and Foden appeared in every Champions League game. I don't know if it's a playing time issue.
Think he just wants a change and there’s nothing wrong with that really . We have to keep evolving as a team and if that means players leaving then so be it because we are striving to br the best team in Europe and we are not far from it apart from a couple of top signings which will only be possible by letting some of our big hitters go because we can’t keep the same players every season . Good luck to Bernardo and I will defo keep supporting him if he goes to the right clubs .
 

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