Manchester City are determined not to lose Micah Richards nor James Milner.

The Mail on Sunday says the pair have 12 months left on their deals and want to leave because of a lack of first-team action, sparking interest from Arsenal and Liverpool.

But City are reluctant to sell as they struggle to meet their homegrown player requirements under new financial fair-play rules.

The club need at least eight Premier League squad members who have come through an English academy and for the Champions League, that has to include four from their own academy, such as Richards.

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