Date: 16th February 2017 at 5:00pm
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Manchester City have stepped up their interest in goalkeeper Ederson, reports O Jogo.

The Portuguese newspaper report that manager Pep Guardiola is looking for a new number one after Claudio Bravo’s problems this season. and are also reportedly keeping a close eye on the 23 year old with A Bola stating that the Gunners were one of twenty teams who sent scouts to watch Benfica’s 1-0 victory over Borussia in the Champions League tie on Tuesday night.

Ederson was one of the standard performers for the Portuguese side as they kept a clean sheet to place them as slight favourites heading in to the second leg in Germany.

We reported earlier this week on Ederson’s comments that he is firmly concentrating on playing for rather than interest from other European clubs. The Brazilian only established himself firmly as the club’s number one goalkeeper in September after veteran stopper started the season as first choice.

O Jogo report that president Luis Filipe is hopeful of getting €40million (£34m) for Ederson. The keeper reportedly has a buyout clause in his contract of €60million.