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 Premier League 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.