Manchester Metropolis contemplating parking Marc Cucurella transfer till subsequent summer time as Brighton stand agency on £50m asking value – with Alex Grimaldo and Borna Sosa alternate options for Pep Guardiola
- Manchester Metropolis might stroll away from negotiaitons to signal Marc Cucurella
- Pep Guardiola’s facet had a £30m bid rejected, with Brighton demanding £50m
- Metropolis’s alternate options embrace Benfica’s Alex Grimaldo and Stuttgart’s Borna Sosa
The reigning Premier League champions beforehand made a £30million bid for the Spaniard and the Seagulls rejected it as they worth him at £50m.
Metropolis deem that valuation to be too excessive though Cucurella is eager on the transfer. In the meantime, Brighton have provided the participant an improved contract to remain on the membership.
Manchester Metropolis are near strolling away from negotiations with Brighton for Marc Cucurella
The Seagulls rejected Metropolis’s preliminary £30m bid as they worth the left again at £50million
Metropolis’s different targets at left again embrace Benfica’s Alex Grimaldo and Stuttgart’s Borna Sosa.
The Spain worldwide made 35 appearances for Brighton final season, following his £15m transfer from Getafe.
He signed a 5 12 months contract, and the Seagulls have ambitions to carry onto their man for a short time longer – except Metropolis stump up.
Metropolis’s different targets embrace Benfica’s Alex Grimaldo (above) and Stuttgart’s Borna Sosa
Metropolis and Brighton entered negotiations after the previous bought Oleksandr Zinchenko to Arsenal for £32m, with the Ukrainian leaving the Etihad after six years with the Residents.
The Spanish fullback, who received an Olympic silver medal along with his nation final 12 months, is adept with the ball at his toes, and capable of present help within the closing third when Brighton supply him the prospect to get ahead. He scored his first objective for the Seagulls in Could’s 4-0 win over Manchester United.
Metropolis’s solely recognised left-back is Joao Cancelo, so they are going to be eager for an additional – which in the end leaves Brighton capable of drive up the worth, as they don’t have any have to promote.