In recent developments, Manchester City have initiated talks with Atalanta in pursuit of securing the services of Giorgio Scalvini, a highly regarded centre-back. Renowned for his exceptional technique and dominance in aerial battles, Scalvini’s towering stature at 6 ft 4 in has drawn the interest of the English club.
Having amassed a wealth of experience during his tenure at Atalanta, Scalvini boasts an impressive record of 73 appearances. Noteworthy is his goal-scoring prowess, having netted four goals and provided two assists. The football community has duly acknowledged his stellar performances, reflected in his current market value standing at a commendable €40 million, according to Transfermarkt.com.
On the international stage, Scalvini has represented Italy in 7 matches, further cementing his reputation as a skilled and reliable defender.
Reliable sources report that Manchester City has formally engaged in discussions with Atalanta, expressing a keen interest in finalizing a deal during the forthcoming January transfer window. Indications suggest that Atalanta are open to negotiations and willing to part ways with Scalvini for a speculated fee of €45 million.
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This prospective transfer underscores Manchester City’s strategic focus on fortifying their defensive lineup, recognizing Scalvini as a valuable asset for their squad. As the talks unfold between the two clubs in the coming weeks, the January transfer window offers a timely opportunity for the Premier League outfit to secure the talents of the Italian defender.
The footballing world eagerly awaits the resolution of these negotiations, speculating on whether Manchester City will successfully secure Giorgio Scalvini’s signature and enhance their defensive capabilities for the challenges that lie ahead in the season.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.