Manchester City agree deal for highly-rated Brazilian youngster

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Manchester City have agreed deal for Brazilian starlet Diego Rosa to make a move to Etihad in January.

The 17-year-old Brazilian will join City midway through the 2020/21 campaign. The deal cannot go through until the midfielder’s 18th birthday, which is why the transfer is delayed until the start of next year.

Diego, who currently plays for Gremio B in Brazil, posted a picture of himself on Instagram signing a contract along with his parents, while the Brazilian media have revealed the details of the transfer.

City have paid a transfer fee of £2.65m upfront, another £1.75m will be added when the deal is completed in January and a further £800k in January 2022.

The deal is worth up to £21million and Rosa is likely to be loaned to Girona or another City Football Group team.

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