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Man City agree deal for Juventus full-back Joao Cancelo

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Joao Cancelo Danilo

Manchester City are reportedly in advanced talks to sign João Cancelo from Juventus with Danilo set to move in the other direction as part of the proposed deal.

Danilo is firmly involved in the deal and expected to head to Italy, along with €30m to €35m, in exchange for Cancelo.

Danilo will depart City after struggling to hold down a place in Guardiola's starting XI following his 2017 arrival from Real Madrid.

Still, the Brazilian was part of a highly successful run with the club, winning two Premier League titles, two Carabao Cups and one FA Cup.

Sky in Italy say City will pay £27.5m for the 25-year-old Portugal global, who joined Juventus one year ago from Valencia.

Manchester City have been working on landing Cancelo all summer, with the full-back having been identified as a priority reinforcement by Pep Guardiola.

Cancelo cost Juve €40.4m in 2018 and made 25 Serie A appearances.

His move to the Premier League champions could be made official as soon as Tuesday.

Meanwhile Danilo joins a Juventus side who have had an extremely busy summer, signing centre-back Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax for €75m (£68m/$84m) in addition to adding Adrien Rabiot, Aaron Ramsey and Gianluigi Buffon on free transfers.

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