Manchester City have overtaken Premier League rivals, Manchester United in the race for Juventus defender, Joao Cancelo.
Pep Guardiola’s side have agreed on a five-year-deal with the Portugal international to leave Turin for Etihad.
This claim was made by respected transfer expert and sport journalist, Nicolo Schira, who works for Gazzetta dello Sport.
Schira disclosed this on Wednesday evening through his official Twitter page.
“#Manchester City want to close for João #Cancelo from #Juventus. They have an agreement with the portoguese player. Contacts ongoing to finalize the deal. #transfers #MCFCNicolò.
“#ManchesterCity have overtaken #ManchesterUnited in the race for João #Cancelo. Citizens have offered to him a contract until 2024 (€5M at year). #transfers #MCFC #MUFC.”
DAILY POST recalls that Cancelo was wanted by Manchester United this summer’s transfer window.