The 17-year-old only made his debut for the Argentinian club last season but is very highly-rated and has been compared to Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi .
The reports adds that the Argentine club’s intention is to have a percentage of a future move, and keep the forward until June or December 2021.
Sarmiento who only has a handful of senior appearances to his name has already got fans out of their seats.
Playing on the right wing, with a wand of a left foot, great close control and a penchant for cutting inside, Sarmiento has inevitably been likened to his fellow countryman.
Any deal would likely see Sarmiento remain at Estudiantes for the time being as he is still a minor and doesn’t turn 18 until March next year, meaning he would not be able to get a work permit.
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In reaction to the report shared on Twitter by Man City Xtra, Many Man City supporters have been expressing their thoughts and opinions.
Signed this guy on a free on my Cardiff City Football Manager save in 2025, highly recommend.
— Brendan (@Brendan_1603) September 23, 2020
He’s unbelievable 🔥🔥
— TheSecretScout (@TheSecretScout_) September 23, 2020
Hopefully he can be good
— alex paolo (@alexpaolo9) September 23, 2020
If he’s not good enough for us, we’ll make a profit from selling him. I don’t understand how you could be upset at this
— Chill Foden (@BabyPowderRes) September 23, 2020
You just fear for Braaf’s future now
— Dani (@Rodridiculous) September 23, 2020