In recent years, Manchester City have become one of the biggest spenders on the transfer market during the winter and summer seasons, and the public has grown accustomed to City’s annual listing as a big deal.
The Emirates-owned club has not deviated from the rules during the current summer Mercato as it struck a massive deal to include Norwegian striker Erling Halland from Borussia Dortmund in addition to his contract with
Goalkeeper Stefan Ortega from Armenian Bielefeld, who plays in the German championship, and City have returned Argentine striker Julián Alvarez, who spent last season on loan at River Plate.
As for local rivals Liverpool, they have, as usual, spent lavishly on the current summer’s Mercato and made a big deal by signing Uruguayan Darwin Nunez, Benfica striker, for about 100 million euros.
Liverpool have also signed Fabio Carvalho from Fulham and Calvin Ramsay from Aberdeen but they are not expected to play a big role at the Red Club next season and are likely to remain on the bench.
And the British newspaper The Mirror published the expected composition for the next season of Liverpool and Manchester City, which have been stubbornly fighting for the title of the English Premier League for the past five years.
Liverpool squad (4-3-3)
Goalkeeper: Alisson Becker.
In the line of defense: Andy Robertson – Trent Alexander-Arnold – Ibrahima Konate – Virgil van Dijk.
Midfield: Harvey Elliott – Fabinho – Thiago Alcantara.
In the offensive line: Darwin Nunez – Mohamed Salah – Luis Diaz.
Manchester City squad (4-3-3)
In the defensive line: Joao Cancelo – Robin Diach – Aymeric Laporte – Kyle Walker.
Midfield: Kevin De Bruyne – Rodrigo Hernandez – Bernardo Silva.
In the offensive line: Phil Foden – Erling Haaland – Riyad Mahrez.
It is true that the transfer market is not yet closed and that Liverpool and Manchester City could fill their ranks with new players over the next few days, but the most important deals for the two clubs have already taken place with the opening of the summer Mercato. window this year.
Source: Mirror + RT