Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola chasing Swansea defender Joe Rodon – dubbed the Welsh John Stones

The Sun Sports 9 months ago

MANCHESTER CITY want to sign Swansea starlet Joe Rodon — the John Stones of Wales.

Centre-back Rodon skippers the Welsh club’s under-23 side in Premier League 2 — even though he is not 20 until next month.

Joe Rodon is a classy, footballing defender hotly tipped to make a Premier League breakthrough

John Stones joined Manchester City from Everton in the summer of last year

Rodon is a classy, footballing defender who is hotly tipped to make a Premier League breakthrough.

Some senior colleagues are already lobbying for the Wales Under-21 cap to play sooner rather than later for both club and country.

Swansea are aware of the interest and have a lot of transfer history with City.

The move may come down to whether he wants to change clubs in the next window and join the queue for a game at the Etihad — or stay at home.

Celtic are also very keen on Rodon as they look for a new centre-half to groom for the top and boss Brendan Rodgers has had him watched at his  former club.

The Scottish champions may look at a loan for Rodon to fill a problem position for them in January.

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Pep Guardiola will be looking for three points from title rivals Liverpool

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He could be tempted north  if the circumstances are right.

Meanwhile, City are the mystery club leading the way for Barcelona’s Dutch wonderkid Xavi Simons  -who is just 13 years old.

Top agent Mino Raiola has been to Spain in a bid to sign up the teenager and City are keen to step in once they are clear of their current transfer restrictions. 

Manchester City defender John Stones gets kicked in the head at West Ham

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