Atletico Madrid star Rodri has rejected the chance to join up the Spanish under-21 squad this summer so he can finalise a summer move to Manchester City.
The Spanish has been one of Atletico’s best players in recent seasons, with Rodri putting in a whole host of brilliant performances for both Los Rojiblancos and the Spanish national team during that time frame.
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Onda Cero claims that the youngster has turned down the chance to be part of Spain’s U-21 squad this summer in order to sort out his future, with a switch to Man City firmly on the cards.
Rodri’s release clause currently sits at around £61M (€70M) according to Marca, and he’d be a fine signing for Man City.
The Spain star seems resolute to seal a move away from Atletico this summer following this news
Given the fact that Fernandinho is almost at the twilight years of his career, plus the fact that players like Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne are very prone to injury, it is wise that City is in the hunt for a player like Rodri.
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And it seems like City aren’t too far off sealing a deal to bring the player to the Etihad this summer.
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