Confirmed: Vélez transferred one of his jewels to Manchester City for 9 million euros

During the afternoon of this Wednesday it is fulfilled that Maximo Perroneone of the jewels of Velez Sarsfield, will be a manchester city player Once your participation in the South American Sub 20 with the Argentine national team.

The Premier League team will pay 9,300,000 euros, an amount higher than the value of the termination clause valued at eight million.

The 20-year-old attacking midfielder, He was a key piece in Alexander Medina’s teamespecially in the Copa Libertadores, with great performances and even occupying the captain’s belt in the Fortín that reached the semifinals of the continental competition.

His good performances and growth potential caught the attention of Pep Guardiolawho contacted him to express his interest. “Guardiola called Perrone three times”told in the last hours the president of Vélez, Sergio Rapisardáa little annoyed with that situation, before an agreement was reached today for the pass.

“Máximo was called several times but he also wants to leave, because he not only loves Manchester City, but also the possibility of being led by Guardiola,” the Velezano owner added.

The transfer of Perrone It will be formalized once the flyer finishes his participation with the U20 team in the South American championship of the category that will take place tomorrow in Colombia and in which Argentina will debut next Saturday against Paraguay.