Real Madrid defender Danilo looked set on joining Chelsea but delays in the process have allowed City boss Pep Guardiola to swoop in and convince the Brazilian that his future lies at the Eastlands.
Spanish national daily football newspaper Marca has reported that an official announcement will be made on Friday, after Real Madrid accepted a bid of €30m from Man City for the right back. The player is now expected to sign a 5-year deal that would see him receive a huge salary boost.
Sky Italy: Man City agree deal to sign Danilo from Real Madrid. £26.5m + £4.4m add-ons. Would mean City spend more than £75m on right backs— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) July 19, 2017
Despite signing Kyle Walker for £50m from Tottenham, a world record fee for a defender, it looks like
Despite this recent poor form, there is no doubt that Danilo is hugely talented. He possesses a great work rate and is tireless down the line. He's also a hugely technical player with great intelligence and superb end product. With City competing in four competitions Danilo can definitely prove to be a hugely useful addition to the squad.