Manchester City have just thought Manchester United how to conduct business in the high paced transfer market of today as Nicolas Otamendi, a long time Manchester United target is set to be announced as the newest Manchester City player after undergoing a medical today.
Otamendi reportedly flew in to Manchester today to complete his move and was at the Wilmslow hospital in Manchester undergoing his medical after flying in with his agent, Jorde Mendes on Monday night to finalize the personal terms of the deal. Otamendi is set to join Mangala and Kompany as the first choice center backs at The Etihad to give Pellegrini’s men enough defensive cover this season as that was clearly lacking last season.
Otamendi would be getting reday to become one of the most expensive defenders in the world as the deal to bring him to Manchester City is reportedly going to cost City around 32 million pounds. Manchester United would be left licking their wounds and would now have to find a replacement while they race against Chelsea for Pedro’s signature.