Manchester City are chasing Real Madrid defender Pepe. The Daily Star Sunday says City will pay £25million to land Real Madrid defender Pepe after being snubbed by other major targets.

City boss Manuel Pellegrini will not dither in his search for a partner for City captain Vincent Kompany.

Pellegrini, a former Real boss, knows all about Pepe's strength and knows the defender, 31, will find it difficult dislodging Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane.

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