Barcelona poised to land Manchester City right-back Joao Cancelo

Barcelona are poised to make definitive move for Manchester City’s Joao Cancelo. They are gearing up to initiate a resolute offer for the services of Joao Cancelo, the esteemed right-back of Manchester City.

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Joao Cancelo affixed his signature to a groundbreaking agreement with the English Premier League titans, Manchester City, during the summer of 2019. This contractual accord, valued at an astonishing £27.4 million, encompassed a steadfast commitment spanning six years. In a transaction that mutually benefited both parties, the transfer of Danilo to Juventus was woven into this arrangement. The intricately woven deal, culminating in an impressive cumulative total of £60 million, etched Cancelo’s name into the annals of history as the most lavishly valued right-back to date.

Throughout his illustrious tenure donning the Manchester City jersey, Joao Cancelo illuminated the field in a grand total of 98 appearances, masterfully slotting home 5 pivotal goals that indelibly contributed to the team’s triumphs.

The contemporary estimation of Joao Cancelo’s market value, meticulously ascertained by, commands an impressive sum of 50 million euros.

The Portuguese luminary, in his capacity as an international representative, admirably embodied the essence of his nation across 44 matches, adorning his journey with a total of 8 goals.

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As the current month unfolds its chapters, the unequivocal intent of Joao Cancelo to sever ties with Manchester City reverberates, with his heart ardently set on a singular destination: Barcelona.

The enigmatic transfer guru, Fabrizio Romano, has unveiled an insightful glimpse into the strategic overtures orchestrated by Barcelona. The impending proposition assumes a beguiling form: an extended season-spanning loan, meticulously augmented by a discretionary clause that paves the way for an all-encompassing acquisition.

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The inaugural discussions between the two powerhouses were set in motion on the preceding Thursday, meticulously laying the foundation for the impending revelation of Barcelona’s comprehensive tender, poised for unveiling in the current week.

With bated breath, Barcelona stands ready, fervently awaiting a categorical rejoinder from Manchester City, poised to embrace either outcome with alacrity and efficiency.

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Enzo Cattaneo

Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

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