Last Updated: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:46
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has played down talk of a move for Real Madrid's Pepe - but did hint at further new arrivals.
City have already spent nearly £90million on new players this summer as owner Sheikh Mansour bids to snatch the Premier League title back from city rivals Manchester United.
Fernandinho, Jesus Navas, Alvaro Negredo and Stevan Jovetic are the new faces among the City squad currently in Hong Kong for the Barclays Asia Trophy.
Real defender Pepe, valued in the region of £20million, is the latest name to be linked with a big-money move to the Etihad Stadium this summer.
Pellegrini, who is also a new face at City after arriving from Malaga last month, was quick to play down talk of an imminent deal for the Portuguese defender.
He did, though, confirm the club's spending is not over yet and could well break the £100million barrier before the transfer window closes.
"I'm not talking about specific names because it's not better for us, so I don't talk about Pepe or any other names," said the 59-year-old.
"The club has spent money on important players, like Stevan and Negredo. But we must remind you that last year there was [Mario] Balotelli and [Carlos] Tevez, so we had to replace two very good players with another two very good players.
"So, we have the month of July and some days of August to finish the squad completely. It's not absolutely complete, but it's very near to being complete."
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