Manchester City News: Rodri declines a major offer from German giants Bayern Munich, as the player is set to choose Manchester City.
Manchester City are speculated to hire the services of Rodri from Atletico Madrid, as the Premier league winners set to trigger the release clause of the Spanish International.
It is reported that Rodri has set his heart for Manchester City. In recent advancements, according to a report by the Kicker, the 22-year-old player has reportedly declined an offer by Bayern Munich for Manchester City.
The player is set to cost €70 million, as Los Rojniblancos have tagged him at this colossal price. The Spanish International enjoyed a phenomenal run with Atletico Madrid this season as he amassed 3 goal and 1 assist from deep in midfield.
Bayern Munich were targeting to land Rodri from Spain, as they wish to make a comeback at the highest European stage, and find Rodri as the right man to bolster the midfield, as Javi Martinez is past his glorious day.
However, it is stated that Rodri has his interet in England, and additionally, the German giants are reportedly finding it difficult to afford the Spanish International.
On the other hand, The 22-year-old defensive midfielder is a much required addition in Manchester City squad, as Fernandinho enters into the last phase of his career, Pep Guardiola seeks suitable replacements.
Thus, the Manchester City manager chose his compatriot to fill in the vacancy this summer. Moreover, the Citizens are about to face a tough competition in the league from Liverpool and would also be aiming to win the Champions league.
Therefore, the English giants certainly require depth in their squad ahead of the next season. Considering the requirements, Rodri seems a viable option in midfield.
It is no doubt that Rodri is a highly skillful player and would adapt to Manchester City’s style of play. Additionally, Pep Guardiola has the eye to spot the suitable player, and Rodri’s Spanish heritage makes him the appropriate candidate for the task.
For now, it is upon Manchester City to complete the negotiations with Atletico Madrid to hire the player this summer.
How twitter reacted
Bayern Munich’s chances of signing Rodri are over, with it being hard for the German club to afford him.
— City Xtra (@City_Xtra) June 21, 2019
.@cfbayern on Rodri:
"We received information that it is hard for Bayern to afford him. It was difficult for Bayern Munich to be quick, that is why, if there were no City interest, Bayern Munich would have more time and then it would have worked – but the chance is over now." https://t.co/Ra2w6OuT2K
— Superbia Proelia (@SuperbiaProeIia) June 21, 2019
Rodri chooses Man City over Bayern ahead of €70m transfer (Kicker)
Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri has reportedly decided to join Manchester City instead of Bayern Munich this summer. pic.twitter.com/OV9el8McRW
— Aytalksoccer (@aytalksoccer) June 21, 2019
Spanish media are reporting that Athletico Madrid star Rodri will snub Bayern Munich and instead opt for a move to Manchester City 📋
— WinDrawWin (@windrawwin) June 21, 2019
After four weeks of reflection, Rodri has opted to play for Manchester City and Pep Guardiola.
Bayern Munich will now have to invest elsewhere.
— Superbia Proelia (@SuperbiaProeIia) June 20, 2019
Rodri has decided to join Manchester City over Bayern Munich. The Spanish midfielder wants to work with Pep Guardiola. [Kicker] pic.twitter.com/3Qzky2YvjJ
— City Chief (@City_Chief) June 20, 2019
Manchester City would be looking forward to win the highest prize of Europe next season, as it is the only aim which is remaining unfulfilled.