Manchester City are willing to accept a knockdown fee for Micah Richards.
Micah Richards, who was just playing himself back into contention after a hamstring injury, left today's League Cup tie with another injury.
Sky Sports understands Manchester City are to open talks with Micah Richards about a new contract.
Manchester City are planning to hold contract extension discussions with defenders Micah Richards and Pablo Zabaleta.
Manchester City fought back from 3-0 down to beat Chelsea 4-3 thanks to a late winner from Micah Richards, in a thrilling friendly at a sold-out Busch Stadium in St Louis.