Date Published: Friday 25 September 2020 4:57
Kalidou Kolibali seems to have found his ideal option after several reports claimed that Manchester City were close to a swap deal with Benfica.
The city chases the Kolibali all summer as they search for another defender. However, they have not been able to negotiate directly with Napoli, which has hampered efforts to reduce their prices.
With an answer likely coming from La Laga, they are forced to consider options. He is linked with Atletico Madrid’s Jose Gimenez and Sevilla’s Jules Kunde and Diego Carlos..
However, they are now focusing on the Portuguese’s top flight instead. It is close to signing the city Reuben Dias, according to various claims of the country.
Defender was connected back to the city with the winterIs, but talk of a possible move to Etihad Stadium has been quiet for months.
Now, it has spread back to life Porto Canal And Game Both claimants are in the direction of signing the city dias. As part of the arrangement, Nicolas Otamendi will run the other way – returning to Portugal for the former Porto defender.
Fabrizio Romano To support the claims, the City’s total offer fur (including Otamendi) will cost 55 55m. It is as valuable to Kunde as his latest bid, which Sevilla rejected.
Manager George Jesus told a news conference that (Benfica) could be forced to sell Witness the sport): “If you ask me I like it [that he left], I don’t like it. But if the financial factor is important for the club, we have to understand. “
The Portuguese have not accepted City’s offer for Dias, although the Premier League side will continue to push for his signature.
Drawing attention from Diane to Tottenham
If City manage to complete the deal, they will beat Tottenham by dice. Jose Mourinho recently identified the 23-year-old as a defensive target, But the City seem to have stolen the march on them.
In fact, Romano added that Spurs have not bid for Dias because they are focusing on Inter’s Milan screener instead.
The reporter announced earlier this week that Tottenham were considering Slovakian, and confirmed that interest is still strong.
With the future of the screener at San Siro uncertain, the Spurs will take advantage of a double series raid to strengthen both ends of the pitch.
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