The director of his Club, Catania has been quoted as saying, ‘We will sell him. We can’t stop the wind…’
Fiorentina and Genoa were interested but negotiations appeared to round in circles. The 27-year-old Uruguayan international, ‘El Malaka’, has had a great season by anyone’s standards. Front runners in the ‘race’ for his signature, say the Italians are Manchester City, who had expressed an interest some time ago.
The price would be in the region of £15 million, so with a suggested war chest of £150 million, City could afford to buy 10 of him. And that’s maths.