City close to Mangala deal

  • Last Updated: August 10 2014, 19:05 BST

France defender Eliaquim Mangala is close to making a move to Manchester City from Porto.

Eliaquim Mangala: Man City deal expected soon
Eliaquim Mangala: Man City deal expected soon

City boss Manuel Pellegrini revealed following the 3-0 Community Shield loss to Arsenal that Mangala is keen to join the Barclays Premier League champions.

Pellegrini told BT Sport: "Some papers are maybe missing but we continue having interest in the player, he wants to come so we will see what happens in the week."