By Chris Wright.
Manchester City are to spend big – and I mean really big – in the summer if reports regarding their supposed transfer targets are to be believed.
Firstly, City are to lodge a €30 million bid for Athletic Bilbao’s highly-prized midfielder Javi Martinez . The 21 year old has been repeatedly linked with a move to the Premier League with Liverpool previously seeming the most likely suitors, but Bilbao’s high valuation of the Spaniard priced Rafa Benitez out of a move – whereas Sheikh Mansour surprisingly doesn’t seem to mind quite so much.
Secondly, City will be searching for a replacement for Robinho – who has