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Rodri: Manchester City pay £62.6m release clause for Atletico Madrid’s Spain midfielder

Rodri beforehand played for Atletico Madrid’s youth space up forward of becoming a member of Villarreal

Manchester City are space to designate Spain midfielder Rodri from Atletico Madrid for a club file £62.8m after paying his liberate clause, says the La Liga aspect.

Atletico said that the player’s lawyers and representatives from City paid the liberate clause to La Liga on Wednesday.

Rodri, 23, has as a result of this truth terminated his contract with Atletico, which became once as a result of flee except June 2023.

This would possibly perhaps perhaps well merely beat City’s earlier file of £60m in signing Riyad Mahrez in 2018.

Rodri joined Atletico in Might well well 2018 after three years at Villarreal and made 34 league appearances as they done 2d in La Liga.

He made his international debut in a pleasant against Germany last year and has made six senior international appearances.

City had made Rodri one of their major targets this summer with manager Pep Guardiola alive to to designate a defensively-minded player to bolster the Premier League champions’ squad.

Angelino rejoins City

On Wednesday City announced that they’ve introduced beefy-support Angelino support to the club from PSV Eindhoven.

The 22-year-outdated Spaniard left City for PSV Eindhoven in 2018 after failing to invent a Premier League look in his six years with the club.

City inserted a £5.35m rob-support clause in the deal, a resolve far under the Spaniard’s market mark given his win at PSV last season.

Supervisor Pep Guardiola has decided to activate the clause in shriek to bolster his alternatives at left-support, which additionally embrace Oleksandr Zinchenko, who signed a prolonged-time interval contract earlier this summer, and Benjamin Mendy, a £52m arrival from Monaco in 2017.

Angelino has signed a four-year deal which will relieve him at the Etihad Stadium except 2023.

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July 4, 2019