According to a report by Calciomercato.it, via City Xtra, the Sky Blues and sporting director Txiki Begiristain are in ‘pole position’ to sign Sporting Lisbon defender Nuno Mendes despite interest from AC Milan, Juventus and Napoli – prompting many supporters to buzz at this news.
Mendes has been a regular in defence for the Portuguese giants this season, starting 19 Liga NOS matches and managing an impressive 1.6 tackles and 2.3 interceptions per 90 (WhoScored).
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Indeed, the promising 18-year-old has intercepted more passes than any City player on average this season, including current first choice left-back options Oleksandr Zinchenko and Joao Cancelo, leaving little wonder why one Sky Blue believes he could be a ‘fantastic signing’.
Flocking to this claim on Mendes, who could well become a part of City’s stellar Portuguese contingent, many supporters buzzed at this claim that Begiristain and Pep Guardiola are leading the race.
Find all of their verdicts down below.
Man City fans go wild over Mendes claim
“Great talent. Big teams wants him and will be for some reason. Young, defending and going forward like Pep likes really well. Will be fantastic signing. Another great Portuguese at City can not be bad. Just do it City.”
“Yesssss get it done”
“Please be true”
“Great let’s get it done”
“Don’t hype me up”
“Born winner for City!”
In other news: Man City fans were also livid at this rumour, find out more here.
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