Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gundo Gone?

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gundo Gone?

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PEP Guardiola has admitted Ilkay Gundogan could run down his City contract and leave the club on a free transfer next summer.

The Blues remain in talks with the midfielder over extending his deal, but the City boss said the 28-year-old might have doubts about staying at the Etihad Stadium given discussions have yet to reach a conclusion.

Gundogan told German newspaper Bild he was in no rush to sign a new deal, but City are desperate to keep hold of him.

The former Borussia Dortmund midfielder overcame a serious knee injury in his first season to become a key member of the squad, often filling in for Fernandinho this season, and his versatility across midfield means he has made 35 appearances in all competitions this term.

"He is an incredibly important player," Guardiola said. …

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