Brighton offer a revised contract to Marc Cucurella as they brace for an offer from Man City and are set to demand around £45m for the highly valued defender with the Premier League champions to bid once Raheem Sterling’s move is finalised
- Brighton offer a revised contract to Marc Cucurella amid Man City interest
- The Spaniard is hight valued at Brighton, who are expected to demand £45m
- City are expected to bid once Raheem Sterling’s move is finalised with Chelsea
Brighton are offering a revised contract to defender Marc Cucurella ahead of an anticipated offer from Manchester City.
The Spaniard is highly valued at Brighton who are expected to demand around £45m once City make their move.
City are expected to bid once Raheem Sterling’s £55m fee is finalised with Chelsea. They also want another centre-back lined up before they allow Nathan Ake to join Chelsea.
Brighton are offering a revised contract to defender Marc Cucurella amid Man City interest
Cucurella has impressed on the south coast after joining Brighton for £15.4million from Getafe last season.
He has been an almost-ever-present in Graham Potter’s defence, making 38 appearances in all competitions last season, scoring one goal.
He went onto win the Seagulls’ Player of the Year award, and his performances have perked the ears of rival clubs.
The 23-year-old went onto win Brighton’s Player of the Year award at the end of the season
Chelsea are closing in on signing Ake after agreeing personal terms with the defender
Chelsea are closing in on signing Ake after agreeing personal terms with the defender.
New Chelsea chairman Todd Boehly has been working hard on landing new faces for manager Thomas Tuchel and is believed to have reached a resolution with the 27-year-old Ake’s representatives.
City, however, will want market value for a popular member of Guardiola’s squad and quoted Newcastle £50m for the defender earlier in the summer.