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Man City Deal For Young Midfielder Hangs In The Balance

Move for young Argentine ace hits snag.

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Manchester City’s move for young Racing Club midfielder Bruno Zuculini has hit a bump in the road after the two sides cannot agree on when the player will be joining the Premier League side, according to Sports Direct News.

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In the weeks leading up to the opening of the January transfer window City boss Manuel Pellegrini believed that he had struck a deal to bring the young Argentine to the Etihad Stadium in time for the new year, but his current side were hoping to keep hold of him until the summer.

Personal terms between the player and the Premier League side are said to have already been agreed, but a fee is still to be agreed though it could possibly rise to £3m now.

However, reports in the player’s native Argentina have suggested that Racing Club are hoping to keep a hold of the player with some sources saying that negotiations between the two are still a long way from being complete.

A move to Manchester will not depend on the availability of a work permit for the player as he holds an Italian passport, but the move could be scuppered by Racing’s desire to keep hold of the player.

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