Man City Closing In On Double Deals For Real Madrid’s Danilo & Monaco Defender Mendy

Premier League giants Manchester City are on the verge of completing a double deal for Monaco star Benjamin Mendy and Real Madrid outcast Danilo – which will take Guardiola’s summer spending to £220million.

Man City are confident of signing Monaco star Mendy this summer.

Man City bosses are confident of roping in Monaco left-back in a £54m deal, despite being threatened of FIFA action after being accused of illegally approaching his fellow team-mate Kylian Mbappe.

Monaco have demanded against clubs tapping up Kylian Mbappe

Monaco released a statement condemning several top-flight European clubs for illegally approaching Kylian Mbappe and his entourage.

However, SkySports claimed that Monaco’s complaints relate to moves from Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.

Benjamin Mendy

Manchester City insisted that they have not breached the law and are confident that they can seal a deal for Mendy that would see him surpass Kyle Walker as the most expensive defender in the footballing world.

Pep Guardiola’s side will also complete the signing of Danilo for a £30m deal from Real Madrid this weekend after the defender rejected a move to Premier League champions Chelsea.

Danilo snubbed a move to Chelsea and is set to join Pep Guardiola at City.

Sources have confirmed that Danilo, 27, has agreed personal terms with City and is on the verge of completing a move to City the in the next 48 hours.

The Brazilian full-back is currently in Los Angeles on a pre-season tour with Real Madrid but will leave the training camp to complete a medical at Etihad before signing a five-year deal with City.

Anirban Das
Anirban Das's journey to Delhi via Kolkata involves football, music, curiosity (which one day can kill the cat) and food. Following global football opens up an infinite space within him in both the conscious and subconscious self, away from the din and bustle of the madding crowd. Supports Manchester United & Barcelona

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