As you know, Manchester City are in search of a defender. However, it seems that 70 million is not enough.
As you know, Manchester City have already added Nathan Ake from Bournemouth. But in the opinion of Josep Guardiola, to strengthen the defensive line, it is not enough, and the Spanish specialist is asking for another high-level central defender.
The British-Italian publications reported that the main favorite of the “Cityzens” was the 29-year-old Senegalese representative of Napoli – Kalidou Koulibaly and the English were ready to double the salary for the player, but the transfer agreement with Napoli could not be reached.
The publication Marca reports that the Manchester team is also trying its luck with Jose Jimenez. The vice-champions of England have already made an official offer to Atletico Madrid, but the capital has rejected them.
According to the source, Man. City was ready to pay 70 million euros in exchange for the 25-year-old Uruguayan defender. The Madrid fans initially asked for time to respond. But eventually decided that they would not sell Jimenez for that amount.
It is unknown so far what he will do after leaving the post. It was reported a few weeks ago that Frank Lampard had expressed a desire to add Jose Jimenez. He wanted to see the Uruguayan at Chelsea. Jose himself also claimed that playing for the Aristocrats was his dream. Although the London team eventually added Thiago Silva as a free agent.