Barcelona have joined RB Leipzig within the race for Angelino however Manchester Metropolis are holding out for €30m.
The 23-year-old returned to the Etihad on a everlasting deal final summer season when the Blues exercised their £5.3m buyback clause, however was unable to carry down a daily place within the staff.
Nonetheless, he has been rejuvenated by a mortgage transfer on the finish of the January switch window that noticed him transfer to RB Leipzig and impress as they reached the Champions League semi-finals.
Whereas the Bundesliga membership are nonetheless hopeful of turning it in to a everlasting deal, it’s understood that the clause they’d permitting them to buy the participant for €30m expired on the finish of the mortgage.
Their curiosity might not have ended with the clause however any try from Leipzig to decrease the value could also be scuppered by Barcelona. Ronald Koeman has recognized Angelino and that curiosity has been made recognized to Metropolis, who count on an identical value if they’re to promote the left-back.
Barcelona are additionally all for signing Eric Garcia, who has a 12 months left on his contract on the Etihad and has made it clear he is not going to signal a brand new deal. Nonetheless, the Catalan membership are nowhere close to the valuation of over €30m that the Blues count on for among the best younger Spanish gamers of his technology.
Metropolis should additionally resolve on their plans in defence for subsequent season, with Angelino and Garcia two of plenty of gamers whose futures stay unsure.