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Man City are close to finalising the signing of CHELSEA star Mateo Kovacic it has been claimed in the media.
Chelsea have been one of the most active sides in the transfer windows over the last few seasons – and there are alot of changes going on in the club – with a new board – and possibly a new manager.
Kovacic, 28, has entered the final 12 months of his contract at Stamford Bridge and is free to discuss a pre-contract agreement with foreign clubs in January 2024. Chelsea do not want to lose the man, but there is a feeling that he is ready to depart the club.
According to recent reports on German outlet Sport1, Kovacic is seeking a way out of Stamford Bridge and has reportedly told the board that he would like to leave.
Fabrizio Romano reports positive discussions have taken place with Kovacic’s representatives over the last few days over personal terms.
talkSPORT understands that CHELSEA are open to selling him as they look to trim their squad for next season.
Now – A well-placed source for Football Insider has revealed that City’s deal for Kovacic is now “99 per cent done” and the Blues are ready for his exit.