Man City owners open negotiations for Brazilian forward - 'promised' to make an offer

The City Football Group, which owns ten clubs including Manchester City, have "promised" to make an offer in the coming days.
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The City Football Group, which owns ten clubs including Premier League giants Manchester City, have "promised" to make an offer in the coming days for Palmeiras forward, Wesley.

The CFG are believed to be entering negotiations with Palmeiras for the 21 year-old - a Salvador-born winger who has caught the eye with his performances over recent seasons. 

This is according to reports from journalist Jorge Nicola, as translated by Sport Witness, who claims that the two clubs have already been negotiating for some time and a deal could be done for a sum in the region of €12 million. 

Manchester City already have an existing history in buying young players from Palmeiras, with Gabriel Jesus making his name at the club before arriving at the Etihad Stadium in January 2017. 

Wesley, though, is thought to be at a considerably lower level at this time than Jesus was when he signed for Manchester City four years ago. Wesley has scored just two top-flight goals so far, which could go some way to explaining why City Football Group are dealing with negotiations rather than Manchester City themselves. 

If a deal is completed, Wesley could be sent to any of the City Football Group's ten clubs around the world, including sides in Spain, Uruguay and Belgium. 


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