04 Aug Metropolis stay fascinated with Koulibaly, Torres regardless of Ake transfer
Manchester Metropolis are retaining their curiosity in Kalidou Koulibaly and Pau Torres regardless of agreeing a payment for Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake, sources have informed Football4cast.
Metropolis are set to signal Ake after reaching settlement over a £40 million deal following Bournemouth’s relegation to the Championship.
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However the impending arrival of the 25-year-old Dutchman has not put a cease to curiosity in Koulibaly and Torres, elevating additional query marks over the long-term plans for Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones.
Following the resumption of the Premier League in June, each Otamendi and Stones fell behind 19-year-old Eric Garcia within the pecking order to play alongside Aymeric Laporte.
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Stones, who was restricted to simply 12 league begins final season, has been linked with strikes to Arsenal and former membership Everton.
Napoli worth Koulibaly at €90m, though Manchester United are additionally within the 29-year-old Senegal worldwide.
Torres has additionally caught the attention of United however he desires assurances over enjoying time ought to he go away Villarreal this summer season after enjoying recurrently for the La Liga aspect final season.
In the meantime, Metropolis are set to finalise the signing of Ferran Torres on Tuesday with an official announcement anticipated later this week.
The winger, 20, will transfer to the Etihad Stadium from Valencia for an preliminary €23m.
Metropolis may additionally pay one other €10m to Valencia in bonus funds though sources have informed Football4cast that the situations that might should be met for the bonus to be paid are troublesome to attain.