City step up chase for Pepe

Reports in the British Press claim that Manchester City are targeting a move for Real Madrid defender Pepe.

New boss Manuel Pellegrini wants the Portuguese centre-back to sure up his defence afetr Kolo Toure left for Liverpool earlier this week.

The Sun believe that Los Blancos, although hesitant to part with the 30-year-old, may consider offers of around €25m.

Pepe was virtually ever-present for Jose Mourinho's men last term, playing in 28 League games.

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