Pep Guardiola desperate to keep Gundogan beyond this summer.
Barcelona are in the race to sign out-of-contract midfielder Ilkay Gundogan on a free transfer whereas Man City are desperate to extend the German’s contract.
The Catalani giants have reportedly offered a two-year contract to the midfielder and his family are keen to live in Spain.
But Pep Guardiola is not ready to give up yet and would do everything to extend Gundogan’s stay at the Etihad.
“We are interested in renewing his contract and [Barcelona] are also interested,” Guardiola said at the Puma Legends golf tournament.
“I hope he stays with us. We are still fighting for him to stay with us. He is a player we want to stay, and we will do all we can, but we know Barca want him.
“If Barça sign him, they will have a spectacular footballer on their hands. I am aware Xavi has called him a lot. If, in the end, he picks Barca, I will tell him he will enjoy himself.”
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