Manchester City have reached a ‘total agreement’ with Estudiantes winger, Dario Sarmiento. The 17-year-old Argentine professional will join the English side in the summer, reports El Dia as relayed by SportWitness.
The reports about City’s interest in the Estudiantes youngster have been floating in the media for months. It now appears that both clubs have completed a deal worth €6m, that will bring Sarmiento to England in June. In addition to that, City will have to pay 20% ‘capital gain’ if the youngster is sold in a specific timeframe.
In case Sarmiento continues his stay at City, the English side will pay an additional €6m to Estudiantes. As of this writing, there’s no confirmation regarding the player’s immediate future with the club.
The reports speculate that Sarmiento will spend a few months playing for City’s sister clubs across Europe. Earlier, it was reported that Estudiantes were ‘surprised and disgusted’ over the fact that Sarmiento was closing in on the move.
However, both clubs are now seemingly comfortable with the deal that will allow Sarmiento to join City when he turns 18 in the summer of 2021. For now, there are no discussions about his work permit.
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