Manchester City want Real Madrid number one at Etihad

Manchester City want Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas at the Etihad despite the close of the Premier League transfer window, according to report in Spanish publication AS.

Navas emerged on Manchester City surprised list after Claudio Bravo sustained an injury to his Achilles, Manchester City is seriously lobbying to be allowed to make an emergency keeper signing as a replacement despite the Premier League transfer being shut.

The Costa Rican is determined to fight for a place in Real Madrid starting XI despite the arrival of Golden Gloves winner Thibaut Courtois from Chelsea this summer.

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui picked Navas over Courtois in Real Madrid last two games this season, against Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup and in the La Liga against Getafe.