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Guardiola wants Handanovic, Inter lock Perin

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Manchester City could make a move for Samir Handanovic but Inter already have a back up plan, and it's called Mattia Perin.

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Pep Guardiola is already taking full advantage of the huge amount of cash at his disposal at Manchester City. First, he made sure to bring in the most talented young guys he could found and now he is taking a quick look at his current squad to reinforce it where he thinks it's needed. Joe Hart has been the starting goalkeeper for City since 2007 but Guardiola may want to finally replace him and that's why he started eyeing Samir Handanovic, who has never hidden his desire to play in the Champions League.

Ausilio, who is always one step ahead of everybody, already prepared a back up plan if the right offer for the Slovenian keeper should arrive. In fact, he reached out Genoa to talk about a long time Inter target, Mattia Perin. Inter and Genoa reportedly agreed that 23-year-old Italian keeper will join Inter for just €10 million if Samir Handanovic should leave eventually.

Mattia Perin would be a very good addition to the Italian contingent Baraka wrote about yesterday: he is talented, he is young but with already enough experience to play for a team with big ambitions like Inter. The only concern with him is the torn ACL injury he suffered this April. It's unsure how he would recover from it and when he will be ready to play again, even though he is training almost at full speed already with Genoa, so he shouldn't be so far from a full recover.