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Manchester City backed to sign Locatelli: A good option for Guardiola?

According to reports it is suspected that Manchester City are interested to sign the midfield maestro ‘Locatelli’ from Sassuolo in the following summer transfer window.

The 23-year-old midfielder has been one of the impressive prospects in Serie A and has been featuring for Italian National Team on regular basis. Locatelli is regarded to be a vital cog in the Sassuolo’s team sheet and lately, his performances are keenly noted by many scouts in Italy. The Italian has joined Sassuluo from AC Milan on a loan in the 2019 season and soon Sassuolo forked out a permanent deal of 12.5 euros to keep his services for the 2020 season.

Image Source: Manuel Locatelli Twitter

Giovanni Carnevali, CEO of Sassuolo spoke about the future of Locatelli to the TMV radio. As an aftermath of this podcast, it is identified that Locatelli might have a good future at Manchester City or Juventus. Similarly, it’s learnt that the Sky Blues were linked with a move for Manuel Locatelli, and the Italian International backed this move.

 

Would Locatelli be a good option for Guardiola?

The Guardiola’s men are arguably the favourite contenders for PL Title this year, and more is expected from Pep to build a side considering the future goals and global competitions.

Locatelli has impressed every European clubs with his hard-work. He has a total of 126 Serie A caps and was featured in 6 international appearances for Italy.

The defensive midfielder has been an eminent prospect in the Serie A. A deep-lying playmaker, who can fill the void of any defensive role. His average tackle ranges between 3.5 to 3.6 in Serie, who is perfectly nuanced with Aerial Duels. A player who likes to take on defences and can fit into the play-style of Pep Guardiola at any concern of time pertaining.

As Fernandinho’s contract is expected to run out, it is observed that the inclusion of Locatelli will turn out to be a good option for Manchester City on long term precepts.

Pep Guardiola is expected to look to strengthen his midfield option in this summer transfer window. And with no doubts, the Italian International features prominently on their target list. But considering the players market value, the City Group must fork out a considerable amount to secure his services from Sassuolo.

 

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