Reports – Manchester City on the brink of deal for Monaco’s Fabinho

first_img Fabinho in action for Monaco 1 Manchester City are on the brink of securing a deal for Monaco defender Fabinho, according to reports in France.Manuel Pellegrini is keen to sign a right-back this summer, with Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna now 30 and 32 respectively.At 21, Fabinho would add some youth to the City squad and the player is also keen on a move to England.And now, according to L’Equipe, the Brazilian’s wish may almost be true with a report in the French newspaper claiming a deal is close.City look likely to shell out around £15m for Fabinho, who had also been attracting interest from rivals Manchester United.The full-back is now expected to fly to England for contract talks this week following Brazil’s elimination from the Copa America.last_img

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