Manchester Metropolis must shell out £22.7m to signal Nicolas Tagliafico from Ajax within the last days of the switch window.
Pep Guardiola is eager so as to add a left-back earlier than the market shuts, having strengthened the center of his defence with the club-record signing of Ruben Dias from Benfica earlier this week.
Tagliafico is an possibility, and is seen as extra attainable than David Alaba given each his scenario at Bayern Munich and the relations between the Bavarian membership and the Blues.
The Ajax defender, who signed from Independiente in 2018, could be open to a change to the Premier League and the chance to play at Metropolis however it’s understood that the Blues are but to make contact.
That could be defined by the necessity for Metropolis to eliminate Aleks Zinchenko first. The Ukrainian has been again coaching with the squad after damage however was not within the matchday squad at Burnley for the Carabao Cup.
Ajax would demand over £20m for a participant that has impressed with the Dutch champions however solely has two years remaining on his contract. The 28-year-old believes he has an settlement to depart if a suggestion is available in.
Ought to he signal for Metropolis, he would compete with Benjamin Mendy for a beginning spot on the membership. Mendy has did not persuade along with his three years on the membership spoiled by a collection of accidents, however is anticipated to stay a part of Guardiola’s first workforce plans.