Leipzig director confirms Guardiol’s request to join the ship.

Browse By

Manchester City have taken another step towards signing Yochko Guardiol after the Leipzig sporting director confirmed the player. And his agent told the club they wanted a move to the Etihad Stadium.

Leipzig want £86m plus bonuses for Guardiol. Which would take the asking price surpassing the £80m Manchester United paid Leicester for Harry Maguire and would make the star. Instead, he became the world’s most expensive defender for the Croatian national team UFABET

Leipzig sporting director Max Ebrel has confirmed Guardiol wants to join treble-winning Pep Guardiola with Boat. leaves last season

“Guardiol and his agent have told us of his desire to move to Manchester City, we are in talks with City,” Ebrel said.

“Yes, for €100m plus bonuses, Guardiol would end up in the strong hands of Pep.”

“The value of this deal will make Guardiol the most expensive defender in history. But it may take more than a few days.”

Former Croatian striker Ivica Olic said: “Everybody talks about him. A lot of clubs are interested in him. He is a very talented player. Excellent long balls, good technique and excellent physical condition. For me, going to the Bundesca is a good step for him.

Leipzig sporting director Markus Kroche said: “Yosco Guardiol could become Europe’s best defender signing. Plus he’s left-footed too. He’s still young. But he still has a lot to improve himself. He is dedicated, hardworking, loves football very much.