A number of Manchester City fans have voiced their displeasure with transfer reports indicating the potential sale of Angelino.
TransferMarkt UK reported that RB Leipzig, where the left-back is currently on loan, have until 15 June to trigger a clause to sign him permanently, with any such deal costing them €22m (£19.44m). Although this figure is likely to exceed the German club’s budget, Manchester City have indicated a willingness to negotiate, with the update shared on Twitter by @SuperbiaProelia.
RB Leipzig have until June 15th to make Angelino's move permanent for €22million, but this is too much for the club.
Manchester City have signalled that they would be willing to negotiate.
— Man City | Superbia (@SuperbiaProeIia) May 13, 2020
The 23-year-old was previously on City’s books for five years before they re-signed him from PSV Eindhoven last summer, although he has only made 15 senior appearances for the Cityzens, having gone on loan several times since 2015. The latest of those saw him move to RB Leipzig in January, where he has made eight appearances, scoring once and setting up two goals.
Pep Guardiola currently has Benjamin Mendy and Oleksandr Zinchenko as senior left-back options, while City have been linked with a possible move for Bayern Munich’s David Alaba (as per 90min.com) to potentially strengthen in that department.
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However, these Manchester City fans want to see Angelino being given a fair chance to prove himself at the Etihad Stadium, with one supporter believing the club should “get rid of Mendy or Zinchenko” to make room for him:
Negotiate? £19m is nothing in today’s market, come on! Specially since the fullback market is so inflated
If you’re willing to ‘negotiate’ and go low, may as well keep him! He isn’t bad by any means, plus he’s HG https://t.co/3rWHmACUf5
— Akio Fernandes ✠ (@BlueWolf_09) May 13, 2020
I dunno why we are trying to offload him and not Mendy instead, let him fight for his place in the team. https://t.co/90HX2bglkm
— Lvzvrus (@WhoIsUmvr) May 13, 2020
Bring him back and get rid of mendy or zinchenko both liabilities. Angelino has been class at Leipzig he deserves a chance
— y0Artzyy (@its_ollix) May 13, 2020
No don’t negotiate he’s class
— Dani 👨🌾 (@Rodridiculous) May 13, 2020
Bring him back
— 💙 (@bdeanMCFC) May 13, 2020
Bring him back he said he wants to fight for his place
— 🇮🇪🇮🇪 (@lockdownistrash) May 13, 2020
Angelino is class. Always show signs he could be good.
— Salman Ahsan (@salmanahsan2) May 13, 2020
Man City fans, do you think Angelino should be given a proper chance at the Etihad or would you be in favour of selling him to RB Leipzig? Join in the discussion by commenting below!
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