Manchester Metropolis have seen a £62million bid for Atletico Madrid’s Jose Gimenez rejected, in response to a report in Italy.
MEN Sport understands that Pep Guardiola desires one other centre-back throughout this summer time switch window, regardless of already touchdown Nathan Ake from Bournemouth for £40million.
Kalidou Koulibaly is the principal Metropolis goal, although it is claimed Gimenez is a reputable different to the Napoli centre-back, with Chelsea additionally linked with the Uruguayan defender, 25.
Italian information outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport report that Atletico have knocked again Metropolis’s method for Gimenez, with Diego Simeone eager to maintain his star gamers at Wanda Metropolitano past the top of the window. It has been reported Gimenez has a £109m launch clause, although nonetheless has three years to run on his contract.
Metropolis have already signed Ake and Ferran Torres to date this summer time.
In the meantime, a deal has been agreed to permit Angelino a return to RB Leipzig on mortgage subsequent season, in response to German media outlet Kick.
They declare, through Bulinews that the Metropolis full-back already has a deal ‘in precept’ lined up, which can see him spend subsequent season on mortgage at Leipzig with the choice for the German membership to purchase him for €20million.
The 23-year-old has impressed for the Bundesliga aspect, nailing down an everyday spot in Julian Nagelsmann’s aspect, enjoying 13 instances within the league after shifting on mortgage in January.