Manchester City are reportedly set to make a decision tomorrow over whether to get rid or keep hold of Cole Palmer.

Earlier this month, the Englishman said that his aim for this season is to play regularly, either at City or a different club that would be able to give him the opportunity.

With Pep Guardiola then admitting that he doesn’t know what will happen with the 21-year-old before the end of the summer transfer window, the attacker’s future still seems to be up in the air.

However, some fresh behind-the-scenes details have emerged regarding the youngster’s future.

City to make Palmer decision tomorrow

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According to journalist Alan Nixon in a recent post on his Patreon page, City are going to decide tomorrow whether Palmer and James McAtee will stay or leave, with the club aiming to keep one and let another go.

The post also adds that the Manchester club wants the pair to develop and that whatever decision is made will be focused on footballing terms rather than financial ones.

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On Palmer, Nixon also added that Premier League clubs such as Burnley, West Ham United and Brighton & Hove Albion all admire the winger, with some wanting to sign him permanently, although that is not in City’s plan as things stand.

Despite scoring two goals in his first three appearances of the season, Palmer, who Guardiola has previously hailed for his “special quality,” has been an unused substitute for City’s two previous Premier League games.

With that in mind, and the fact that City have now added Jeremy Doku to their squad, this could suggest that the Englishman isn’t likely to be getting the game time he may want this season, potentially making a move away from City a viable option for him if he’s guaranteed regular minutes.

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