Report: Manchester City look to sign John Stones before Euro 2016

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Manchester City are reportedly keen on the Everton defender, while Manchester United and Barcelona are also linked.

Everton's John Stones

Manchester City could look to secure Everton defender John Stones before Euro 2016, reports the Telegraph.

With Pep Guardiola arriving at the club this summer, City are expected to be very busy in the upcoming transfer window.

Bayern Munich coach Josep Guardiola

Many are expecting the former Barcelona manager to transform the squad he will inherit from Manuel Pellegrini, with suggestions it is not up to the standard required.

His main priority will be improving the defence, with the likes of Nicholas Otamendi and Eliaquim Mangala failing to impress in the absence of Vincent Kompany.

A move for Everton youngster John Stones has already been suggested, with the Blues defender having been heavily linked with an exit from Goodison Park once again.

England's John StonesEngland's John Stones

And City are among those interested, with the Telegraph reporting they could look to secure his signature ahead of Euro 2016.

They are not the only ones interested in his services though, with the same report claiming that Barcelona and Manchester United are also keen.

Jose Mourinho tried to secure Stones while at Chelsea last summer and could revive that interest once his move to Old Trafford is secured.

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho leaves his house in London

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