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Manchester City Close to Signing Kyle Walker

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Manchester City are close to signing right-back Kyle Walker

Manchester, United Kingdom – Manchester City are reportedly close to signing right-back Kyle Walker from Tottenham. The deal between the clubs is worth £50m plus add-ons.

The move for the 27-year-old allows City to bounce back quickly from the disappointment of losing out of signing another right-back, Dani Alves, to Paris Saint-Germain.

Walker will not join up with Spurs for the start of their pre-season training on Friday. Instead, he will travel with City on Monday to start their US tour.

City and Spurs have been locked in negotiations over the defender for weeks. However, Guardiola’s side was originally reluctant to offer more than £40m.

City were in desperate need for a right-back. City released Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna earlier this summer.

Walker made 183 Premier League appearances for Spurs and he has won 27 England caps.