Man City must go to £30M for Everton's Lescott

Manchester City must break the bank for Everton defender Joleon Lescott.

Manchester City must break the bank for Everton defender Joleon Lescott.

The Daily Star Sunday says Lescott has been told that even if he writes out a transfer request he won’t get a move to Man City.

Incredibly, City could now have to break the British transfer record to get the Everton defender.

That means boss Mark Hughes forking out more than the £29.1million Man United paid Leeds for Rio Ferdinand seven years ago.