As they get ready for their match against Newcastle, Man City drop their interest in Paqueta.

Due to “confidential issues,” Manchester City withdrew their €80 million offer for Lucas Paqueta of West Ham. “Paqueta is being investigated by the Football Association for possible betting violations.

The talisman Kevin De Bruyne won’t be back for Pep Guardiola’s team until possibly February.

Investigation on Paqueta

According to rumors, Paqueta may now be subject to questioning in the most recent betting inquiry by English football.

When approached, the FA declined to comment.

After confessing to 232 violations of the FA’s betting regulations, Brentford striker Ivan Toney received an eight-month suspension from football.

Toney, whose return isn’t scheduled until January, insisted that he had a gambling addiction as part of his justification.

It would seem that City missed out on finding a replacement for De Bruyne due to the collapse of the Paqueta deal due to De Bruyne’s absence.

With his football director, Txiki Begiristain, Guardiola has been debating a signing.

Txiki and I have been discussing our upcoming tasks frequently; perhaps we should add another person, said Guardiola.

“In my opinion, I prefer a small squad. Kevin’s blow, however, shifts the viewpoint. He is a crucial player, and it won’t be for a few days or weeks.

“It’s been four or five months, he’s 32 years old, and he needs to be physically fit because of the way he plays.

“As a result, we need to take a moment to consider the squad and determine what needs to be done.

He will be back in January or February and will be with us next season, so when we go to the market, it is not to replace him.

“Replacing Kevin De Bruyne is not a copy-paste job, but we’ll see if that’s what we’ll need. “.

The reigning Premier League champions take on Newcastle at 8 p.m. tonight.

Through the Sky Go app, game viewers who subscribe to Sky Sports can stream the match to their devices. As an alternative, a Now TV day pass is available here for €11.99.

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