Football Transfer Rumors: Manchester City Eyeing Real Betis Star?
Despite the close of the exchange window, bits of gossip continue coming and now another major English club is commanding the headlines. As indicated by several reports, Manchester City are hoping to sign the young massive wing-back Junior Firpo from Real Betis in the start of 2019.
Given the range of abilities Junior Firpo possesses, Manchester City would need to initiate a discharge provision as high as £54 million, with a specific end goal to anchor his services, which they are more than willing to pay for.
Who is Junior Firpo?
Firpo made his debut for Real Betis’ first-team in La Liga last February, and has already proceeded to score twice on 15 appearances.
Before that, he had a genuinely fruitful 3 year spell at Betis’ B side, where he scored 8 times in 74 matches. The 22-year-old’s great shape saw him being remunerated with another agreement in August which, if things go as arranged, will keep him attached to the club till 2023.
Why are Manchester City targeting Firpo?
With Danilo presently injured, and Benjamin Mendy being the main quality left-back in the squad, Manchester City’s manager, Pep Guardiola is likely to acquire an understudy to fortify the side in the following exchange window.
The Dominican Republic worldwide possesses all the necessary qualities, and the Manchester City manager is said to have explored the player on a few events this year.
Known for his high octane and forceful style of play, Firpo could end up being a perfect marking for the City. Also, given how Guardiola has nurtured his beginning XI last season, the youthful defender would get ample playtime added to his repertoire.
Manchester City Reportedly Line Up £54m Swoop for Wing Back Prodigy Júnior Firpo #epl: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is reportedly lining up another big money move, with Real Betis’ £54m wing-back Júnior… https://t.co/I0Qz2NTESg
— EPL Feeds (@eplfeeds) September 6, 2018
He has effectively inspired the whole gang in La Liga and looks more than prepared to carry out his specialty in ostensibly the most troublesome league on the planet.
Will Manchester City Hire Firpo?
The 2018/19 Premier League season is as still in the starting phases, and a considerable measure can occur throughout the following 4 months, paving the way to the beginning of the transfer window in January. Along these lines, it is untimely to accept that City will make such a move.
Considering their £300 million expense in exchanges last season, Firpo’s charge ought not be an issue for the Premier League Champions, who are looking at a spell of Premier League control. This, along these lines, will boil down to how truly Guardiola needs the player in his squad.
Manchester City is not considering to sign Junior Firpo. The player of Betis (belongs to the agency of Pere Guardiola) just renewed his contract with the spanish team and is not in the plans of City for this position. @elchiringuitotv
— Jose Alvarez Haya (@10JoseAlvarez) September 5, 2018
.@ManCity are lining up a move for £54m-rated Real Betis’s Spain U21 left-back Junior Firpo. The Dominican Republic-born 22-year-old is of interest as he can also fill a central defensive role. (Eldesmarque – via Sun)
— Premier League News (@BarclaysLeague) September 6, 2018
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