Pep Guardiola's search for a favoured centre-back partnership continues.
Although the Spaniard has achieved great success during his time in Manchester, the above predicament continues to be an issue in his starting XI.
Aymeric Laporte is seen as the commanding figure in the wake of Vincent Kompany's 2018 exit, but he does have his fair share of injuries, whilst also not having a consistent name next to him.
Nathan Ake has just arrived for £40m to bolster the options, and the opportunity is certainly there for him to become a key starter. Rumours surrounding Kalidou Koulibaly refuse to go away too, and one man that could come at the expense of such recruits is John Stones.
The Englishman featured just 16 times in the Premier League last season and looks to have lost his manager's trust. Could he be cleared out? Find his next club odds with Betfair below.