Date: 27th March 2020 at 5:45pm
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Manchester City fans have flocked to Twitter to respond to the latest reported transfer news surrounding Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci. 

This comes after City fan Twitter account @City_Xtra shared a post on their page relaying news originally published in a report by Calcio Mercato.

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The report claims that City boss Pep Guardiola wants to sign the Italian, who he sees as the “perfect defender” for his side this summer.

This post then gathered a lot of replies from City fans who were eager to have their say on this latest news.

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Here’s a sample of City fans responding to the post:

The 32-year-old, who is currently valued at £22.5 million according to Transfermarkt, has made 25 appearances in Serie A so far this season, resulting in the Italian earning a season rating of 6.84 for his participation in the league (per WhoScored). Now that it has been reported that Guardiola is a big admirer of the defender and wants to bring him to Manchester this summer, this news has not gone down well with a lot of City fans.

What do we think?

It seems that despite Guardiola’s reported admiration for Bonucci, this has done very little to sway these City fans’ opinions on the Juventus man.