Pep Guardiola reveals the alternatives for Manchester City if the club fails to sign Marc Cucurella

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola insists the club can cope if no replacement is signed for Oleksandr Zinchenko, who is set to join Arsenal.

Manchester City have had a bid for Brighton left-back Marc Cucurella rejected by the Premier League side.

According to Guardiola, if a deal for Cucurella fails to materialise, City have Joao Cancelo, Nathan Ake and Josh Wilson-Esbrand as alternatives.

“What the club decide what they have to do, I follow the club,” Guardiola said.

“The club decides the signings. We miss an important player in the locker room with Aleks, really important. We are trying but it doesn’t mean it’s going to happen.

“If it doesn’t happen we have alternatives with Joao (Cancelo), with Josh (Wilson-Esbrand) is a young talent, Nathan (Ake) can play there. We will see what happens.”