Manchester City sign Mateus Nunes from Wolverhampton for £60m

Matheus Nunes during Wolverhampton's Premier League match against Brighton - Manchester City sign Wolverhampton's Matheus Nunes in a £60m deal
Pep Guardiola has strengthened his midfield with the signing Mateus Nunes – WWFC/Jack Thomas

Manchester city He is set to sign Wolves midfielder Mateus Nunes after verbally agreeing a deal worth up to £60m, which will also see skyrocketing ratings. Tommy Doyle Moving to Molineux in a separate transfer.

The Premier League champions resumed discussions on Wednesday to sign a contract Portugal They are increasingly confident of reaching an agreement.

City’s first bid of £47m was rejected by Wolves last Thursday but there is now a feeling at both clubs that a deal will be sealed within the next 24 hours. Despite reports on social media, there was no second attempt until talks resumed on Wednesday.

Wolves want at least £60m for Nunes, who previously netted a club record £42m fee last summer, and the model for owners Fosun is to sell young players for a profit. The deal has been verbally agreed and the fine details are now being finalized.

Nunes has not trained since Sunday in a bid to force his side to move, but the possibility of him joining the treble winners is now closing in.

Wolverhampton are keen to sign City midfielder Doyle, but any deal would be separate from Nunes. Doyle, an England under-21 player, impressed on loan at United Sheffield United Last season. Doyle is initially moving out on loan, with a view to a permanent £5m deal which will include a 50 per cent sale clause to City.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has moved to Nunes After losing Kevin De Bruyne due to injury. He has previously described him as “one of the best players in the world today”.

If Wolves sell the 25-year-old midfielder, the deal would mark and eclipse a record sale. 47 million pounds paid by the Saudi club Al-Hilal for Ruben Neves.

Meanwhile, Wolves are ready to sign Girona center back Santiago Bueno In their first cash signing in the summer transfer window.

Bueno, the Uruguay international, will travel to the UK for a medical on Wednesday and sign a long-term contract.

Wolves amassed nearly £100m in player sales this summer and incoming transfers were restricted, ultimately leading to the departure of head coach Julen Lopetegui.

Bueno could be the first entrant this week, with at least two more expected, as Gary O’Neill looks to build on two consecutive victories.

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