Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has poured cold water over rumours that the club had bid for Bayern Munich star Douglas Costa.
'These media tabloids like to make up stuff as they go along', laughed the Manchester City boss. 'As it stands, we have expressed no interested in this player.'
Meanwhile, sources at the Allianz Arena have said that the club will reject any advances for the Bayern winger.
'They've basically issued a hands-off warning to Manchester City.'
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