James Milner is seeking playing guarantees from Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini.

The Manchester Evening News says Milner wants reassurances over his future at the Etihad, with Arsenal monitoring the situation closely.

The England international has just entered the final year of his contract and while his happiness at City is not in question, he simply wants to play more football.

Arsenal, Liverpool, Everton and Aston Villa are all said to be interested, along with another three unnamed sides.

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