To sign Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo, Manchester City is officially leading the race.
Last summer the citizens added to their right-back ranks with the arrival of Joao Cancelo, but after struggling to retain a regular place in the first team, Portugal’s international may have moved on.
While the Catalan giants have reportedly seen an opening offer for the forward rejected by Inter Milan, Barcelona is reportedly willing to part with Semedo in their pursuit of Lautaro Martinez.
Semedo has attracted a lot of attention from European clubs, but Pep Guardiola’s side is leading the chase for the 26-year-old, According to.
However, the report also indicates that the two parties have yet to reach an agreement on the right-back, and it is not clear if Cancello will be included as part of the deal.
Semedo’s new Camp Nou contract will expire in 2022, and this season he has played 29 matches with Barcelona.