Date: 2nd January 2018 at 7:00pm
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Manchester City will make a bid for Real Madrid goalkeeper this month, according to Don Balon.

Arsenal are also reportedly interested in the Costa Rican international, but the Spanish publication reports that Pep Guardiola’s side have emerged as the likeliest candidates to sign the stopper.

Navas’s place as Real’s number one goalkeeper will come under serious threat once the La Liga champions secure the signing of Athletic Bilbao’s Kepa Arrizabalaga. The young Spaniard, who has also been linked with the Gunners, is tipped to replace Navas, and Don Balon report his signing will happen in a “matter of days.”

City’s interest in Navas though is surprising. The leaders have signed two high profile goalkeepers in the past 18 months, but it seems Guardiola is seeking another option. He is said to be unhappy with the performances of Claudio Bravo, and wants the Chilean replaced with the Real Madrid stopper to provide competition for first choice Ederson.