One of many largest summer time transfers?
Manchester Metropolis are ‘closing in on’ a deal to purchase Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez after supposedly overtaking Barcelona within the race to signal him.
Saul has grown into probably the greatest midfielders in La Liga over the previous few years.
In addition to the truth that Saul has a knack for scoring unimaginable targets, the Spaniard could be very versatile.
That has result in curiosity predominantly from Barcelona.
It was additionally instructed all the way in which again in December that Man Metropolis had been contemplating a transfer.
Now, a brand new report has instructed that Pep Guardiola’s Manchester Metropolis are near a deal.
Man Metropolis quickly to seal Fernandinho’s alternative
In accordance with ESPN, Barcelona have been knowledgeable that Saul’s ‘last vacation spot will likely be Manchester.’
That’s regardless of Saul having been open to a transfer to Barcelona, having seemingly modified his thoughts.
Their report reads: ‘Sources have informed ESPN FC that Barca have been made conscious of Metropolis already making agency steps to seal a deal for the Spain midfielder.
‘Saul had been open to a transfer to Barcelona however his individuals have now knowledgeable the Catalan membership his last vacation spot will likely be Manchester.’
ESPN additionally dive into what the price might probably be.
Regardless of Atletico wanting near his launch clause €120million, a price round €80million would supposedly be sufficient.
This might lastly finish Manchester Metropolis’s seek for Fernandinho’s successor.
The Brazilian is within the twilight years of his profession and may Saul be part of, he would little doubt be a becoming inheritor to Fernandinho’s Manchester Metropolis throne.
Shocker for Man Metropolis: FIFA switch ban risk like Chelsea
One factor that might derail a possible transfer for Saul is a Manchester Metropolis switch ban.
The specter of a ban just like Chelsea’s is looming over the Etihad proper now.
Click on right here to search out out extra a few potential switch ban.