English Premier League champions Manchester City may sign Sporting Lisbon's left-back Nuno Mendes.
According to the leading Italian transfer reporter Fabrizio Romano, the Citizens are determined to finish the deal without submitting to Lisbon's €50m fee expectation.
Manchester City are interested in signing Nuno Mendes. He’s considered a top left back for the future - but City board have no intention to pay full €50m price tag to Sporting. 🔵🇵🇹 #MCFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 19, 2021
Sporting are not accepting any proposal around €30m, as of today. Race still open.
In the meantime, the champions are preparing to will on the FA Cup winners Leicester City in the Community Shield Cup on 7 August.