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5 defenders to sort out Manchester City’s problems

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With Manchester City suffering a defensive crisis, it’s time to take a look at the five defenders who could arrive in January.

Manchester City’s title defence is already in shambles as they trail Premier League leaders Liverpool by 14 points after 16 games. 

A key reason for the Citizens’ struggles this season is down to their lack of defensive cover. They’ve been without Aymeric Laporte since August, which has left them with just two recognised centre-backs.

But Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones have struggled to consistently deliver amid injury woes, with Fernandinho having to help out.

Pep Guardiola, on the other hand, has never experienced such a terrible start in his entire managerial career. Therefore, the City coach may have to splash the cash in the January transfer window as the pressure grows.

So we give you the five most likely transfer targets for City in January as they look for a quick fix to their defensive problems.

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