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Manchester City Set To Sign Yet Another South American Teenager


Manchester City are close to completing their third signing of the week.

After spending £64m to buy Leroy Sane from Schalke and Gabriel Jesus from Brazilian club Palmeiras, City are now tying up a deal for 19-year-old Colombian Marlos Moreno.

City will pay Atletico Nacional £4.75m for Moreno and it is possible the transfer could be confirmed today.

He is then likely to join La Liga side Deportivo la Coruna on loan.

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In addition to strengthening his current squad, new City manager Pep Guardiola has prioritised signing highly rated younger players for the future.

His overall spending since replacing Manuel Pellegrini now exceeds £100m and he is still aiming to sign a central defender, with Everton’s John Stones his number one target.

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