Pep Guardiola not interested in Dutch defender as academy prodigy is favoured


After Manchester City’s hierarchy met in Abu Dhabi to discuss the club’s season and the remainder of the campaign. One subject that was not spoken of was whether City were going to try their hand in the January market.

Instead, Tosin Adarabioyo is now deemed the long-term successor to Vincent Kompany and not Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk.

According to the Daily Mail, the academy prospect is considered the next player set to be given his opportunity in the first-team as the absence of Kompany is becoming a frequent occurrence.

Martin Samuel believes the club see Kompany playing as a bonus and his injuries will not change their plans to spend avoid spending in the winter transfer market.

Van Dijk was linked with a move to the Etihad in recent weeks, but the imperial presence of the 19-year-old youth player is deemed a better option than the Dutch defender.

Adarabiyo has already played for City on on five occasions, and the City fans are excited regarding the Manchester-born defender’s prospect to shine in the current squad.


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