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Man City deal close: Club confirm Pep’s £31m transfer target has arrived

FC Schalke have confirmed Manchester City transfer target Leroy Sane has arrived in Manchester via their official Twitter account.

Last season saw the 20-year-old establish himself as one of the most exciting youngsters in world football, bagging eight goals and six assists in 33 Bundesliga appearances to claim a place in Joachim Lowe’s Euro 2016 squad.

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City’s long-standing interest in the German international is no great secret – in fact, Citizens gaffer Pep Guardiola essentially confirmed his keenness to sign Sane at a press conference last week.

On Saturday evening, The Daily Mail reported that City had agreed a £31.2million transfer fee with FC Schalke – a significant reduction on their original valuation of £50million – with the prodigious winger set to travel to England for a medical.

And Sane’s current club have now confirmed the situation via their official Twitter page after Sane was left out of their training camp squad, posting to followers; “Leroy is currently in Manchester and doesn’t travel with the in the training camp.”

It appears the youngster’s long-awaited move to the Etihad Stadium is now on the verge of completion.

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