Danilo set to undergo Manchester City medical ahead of move from Real Madrid
Danilo is set to undergo Manchester City medical ahead of move from Real Madrid, according to the football transfer rumours in Spanish Media (Football Espana).
The Brazil international has joined Real Madrid from Porto for a fee in the region of 31.5 million euros in July 2015. The 26-year-old has a valid contract with Real Madrid until June 2021.
Danilo has played 56 times for Real Madrid since signing from Porto, scoring 3 goals and creating 9 assists in that time.
The Brazil international has been in fine form for Real Madrid last season.
Danilo has represented Brazil at Under-20 level, winning 15 caps and scoring 2 goals, before making his senior international debut in September 2011. As a member of Brazil national football team, Danilo has won 16 caps and has scored one goal.
Pep Guardiola wants to sign a new right-back this summer and Danilo is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
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The Brazil international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Pep Guardiola wants to target in the summer transfer window. Pep Guardiola is a long term admirer of Danilo and believes he can get the most out of the Brazil international. Manchester City manager wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Champions League next season.
Manchester City are desperate to make an impact in this summer transfer window.
According to the report in Spanish Media, Manchester City are set to confirm the signing of Brazil international full-back. The deal said to be worth an initial 30 million euros with a further 5 million euros in add-ons. Danilo will sign five-year contract with Manchester City.