Fabrizio Romano hints at shock Man City exit as former Man Utd man responds to Chelsea talk

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The latest talk from Manchester City and Manchester United as they prepare for Saturday's FA Cup Final.

Manchester City could be set to lose the services of one of the key players in their remarkable spell of success in recent years.

Pep Guardiola’s men head into this weekend’s FA Cup Final meeting with cross-city rivals Manchester United looking to become the first club to win back-to-back Premier League titles and FA Cups after follow up last season’s historic treble with a domestic double. The absence of Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson means Stefan Ortega will deputise between the posts once again after playing an integral role in the closing weeks of what was a successful bid to retain the Premier League title.

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However, transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has now claimed Ederson could have played his final game for City as he considers an exit from the Etihad Stadium this summer. The former Benfica goalkeeper has still has two years remaining on his current deal but Romano believes his time with City could be coming to an end as he ‘considers the possibilities’ of a move during the summer transfer window.

Posting on his X (formerly Twitter) account, he said: “Éderson could leave Man City in the summer transfer window in case of good proposal, it’s a possibility. There’s already interest from Saudi Pro League clubs with Éderson considering possibilities at the end of the season. It will be up to the player.”

Former United coach responds to Chelsea speculation

Former Manchester United coach Kieran McKenna is believed to be the source of interest from a number of clubs after leading Ipswich Town to back-to-back promotions.

The Tractor Boys will return to the Premier League for the first time since 2002 when the new season gets underway in August - but there is growing speculation McKenna may have moved on by the time top tier football returns to Portman Road. The former Red Devils academy man is said to be on Chelsea’s shortlist to replace Mauricio Pochettino following his surprise departure at Stamford Bridge as Todd Boehly faces another major managerial decision.

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Ipswich Town boss Kieran McKenna has been linked with Brighton and was named the League Managers Association's manager of the year.Ipswich Town boss Kieran McKenna has been linked with Brighton and was named the League Managers Association's manager of the year.
Ipswich Town boss Kieran McKenna has been linked with Brighton and was named the League Managers Association's manager of the year.

McKenna was on hand to receive a Manager of the Year award from the League Managers Association on Tuesday night and he responded to speculation over a possible move away from Ipswich by insisting he was solely focused on celebrating the achievements of his side.

He told Sky Sports: "The club's got such a positive season and such a bright future ahead. We've achieved so much, it's been an incredible two years, and when you have those two years there's always speculation and things like that, there's been that every summer. But I know how much everyone's looking forward to the season, I know the club's in a fantastic path and everyone's just really looking forward to the season ahead.

“When you do well as a manager or as a player there's always going to be speculation, and I know what we've achieved isn't an ordinary thing, so of course there's going to be speculation then. But that's not where my focus is, to be honest. Tonight it's about what we've achieved last season, what we've achieved over the last couple of seasons, not just myself but everyone at the football club. "It's been a wonderful couple of years, so tonight's about celebrating that. I know everyone's looking forward to next season and the club's going to be in a really good place going into that season."

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