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Manchester City looking to hijack Brighton transfer

Manchester City want to sign a Brighton transfer target.

According to the Daily Mail, Brighton have been in pole position to sign Boca Juniors youngster, Valentin Barco, but Manchester City are considering a late bid for the 19-year-old talent.

With a low €8m release clause, both clubs can easily afford to sign Barco, so it looks like the player could soon have an important decision to make.

Barco would, presumably, be handed a regular role in the Seagulls’ XI as they are well known for signing young talent, developing them and then selling them on for a major profit – see Alexis Mac Alister, Moises Caicedo, etc.

However, Manchester City would likely be willing to offer the youngster a better wage, and the chance to win plenty of silverware is an opportunity few players can turn down.

Valentin Barco is a left-back by trade and as the Sky Blues are lacking in this area, he may believe he can get more minutes right now.

Barco has played 20 games for Boca Juniors’ senior side, scoring one and assisting two in that time.

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