Manchester City are set for a clear run at Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala. The Daily Mail says Manchester United manager David Moyes has long been linked with the 22-year-old but it is understood has now cooled his interest.

Moyes has watched the Frenchman personally and is still looking around in the hope he or his scouts spot something better to replace Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic. City's main competition may now come from Paris St Germain and Monaco.

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