Manchester City morning round-up: Club reportedly identify Simeone as the man to replace Pellegrini

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A round up of news stories this morning related to Manchester City.

The Daily Mail claims Manchester City are monitoring Diego Simeone as a potential replacement for Manuel Pellegrini.

Simeone has earned praise and respect for the job he’s done at Atletico Madrid, while Pellegrini’s City have fallen seven points behind Chelsea in the title race.

The paper considers him the most likely high profile target at a big European club.

Pabo Zabaleta has told FourFourTwo that Manchester City need Sergio Aguero to find his best form.

The Argentine striker was out of the side with a knee problem, but featured for the last 20 minutes of the game against Hull.

Zabaleta says City need him to get back to the form he was showing in November and December last year.

The Daily Star claims Wolfsburg are preparing a new contract for reported Manchester City target Kevin De Bruyne.

City have been mentioned as an interested party by the newspaper, as speculation over the Belgian’s future grows.

Chelsea and Manchester United are the other sides reported to have an interest in him.

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