Man City and AS Monaco interested in French defender - club has bid rejected

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Manchester City are monitoring the future of French side Auxerre’s defender Jean Harrison Marcelin, claim France Football as reported by Sport Witness.

Marcelin, 19, has enjoyed a breakthrough season in Ligue 2 for Auxerre, with 15 appearances to his name. AS Monaco are also interested and have already had a €6 million bid for Marcelin rejected, according to L’Equipe.

France Football say that Manchester City have watched Marcelin’s performances this season and ‘should come back quickly’ if they want to sign the teenager.

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Marcelin is a centre-back but also capable of playing as a defensive midfielder, which suggests he possesses the composure in possession which is integral to all defenders in Pep Guardiola’s system.

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