Pep Guardiola completes £8.2m transfer as Martin Odegaard sends Man City message – Manchester Evening News

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Here are your latest Manchester City evening headlines on Monday, January 23.
Guardiola completes £8.2m transfer
Manchester City have completed the signing of Argentina midfielder Maximo Perrone from Velez Sarsfeld.
City have paid around £8.2m to land the talented prospect, who only turned 20 in January. He will link up with the first team to train once he is finished at the Under-20 Championships with Argentina, where he is currently competing for international glory.
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The player is seen as a potential option for the future, and a decision will be made at the end of the campaign after months of training with Pep Guardiola's squad whether to keep the player at the Etihad Stadium for next season or to send him on loan for his development.
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Odegaard sends strong City message
Arsenal players don't care about Manchester City, their captain Martin Odegaard says, as he fired a warning to the Blues from the Premier League table-toppers.
City slipped eight points behind Arsenal with their defeat by Manchester United last weekend, but responded with two wins from two against Tottenham and Wolves. That closed the gap on Arsenal to two points, prior to their clash with United on Sunday afternoon, albeit having played two games more.
It looked as though City would gain some ground on the Gunners, until Eddie Nketiah's late winner vs United moved them back to five points ahead of City with a game in hand. And after the game, Odegaard was asked about the impact City's results have had on the Arsenal title-chasing squad.
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