Man City set to sign Benjamin Mendy for €50m from AS Monaco

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Man City set to sign Benjamin Mendy for €50m from AS Monaco

Man City set to sign Benjamin Mendy for €50m from AS Monaco

The left-back will be the third defensive recruitment by Pep Guardiola after Kyle Walker and Danilo if the report turns out to be true.

Manchester City are set to sign Benjamin Mendy from AS Monaco for a fee believed to be in the region of €50 million, according to L'Equipe.

After signing Kyle Walker and Danilo, reportedly, Pep Guardiola is set to upgrade the left-back position with the impressive Mendy, who is 23 and signed for Monaco last summer from Marseille. The Ligue 1 side will make a €35 million plus profit on the player, who they signed for a fee of €13 million just 2 months ago.

Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta all left the club at the end of the season, two right-backs and a left-back and that is exactly what Pep has brought in as he looks to put his own stamp on a squad that looked unbalanced and unprepared to play the style of football that Guardiola likes to play with inverted wing-backs and various other idiosyncracies.

It will bring Manchester City's spending to over €200 million when you include goalkeeper Ederson, attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva and central midfielder Douglas Luiz into the mix.

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