Man City drop pursuit of Real Madrid defender Pepe

Manchester City have dropped their pursuit of Real Madrid defender Pepe.

Manchester City have dropped their pursuit of Real Madrid defender Pepe.

The Daily Mail says City have abandoned their £15million pursuit of Real Madrid centre-back Pepe after he was persuaded to stay at the Bernabeu by new manager Carlo Ancelotti.

The decision could have a knock-on effect regarding Joleon Lescott and his future at the Etihad.

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