Kovacic to be officially announced as a Manchester City player

Mateo Kovacic had his medical at Manchester City earlier today.

Sources close to the club confirm that he has passed his medical and expect the announcement to come soon.

City signed the Croatian midfielder from Chelsea for £30million in an effort to bolster their midfield.

Ilkay Gundogan has declined to extend his contract with the club and will join Barcelona. Though this has not yet been officially announced. Meanwhile Bernardo Silva remains hesitant to decide his future.

Kovacic is a smart signing by the blues. An experienced Premier League proven player who will undoubtedly develop further under Pep Guardiola.

The 29-year-old has won four Champions Leagues and could help City to their second next season. As they will look to replicate this seasons incredible success.

Manchester City could also add Declan Rice to midfield. Rumours have been circulating since the Gundogan to Barcelona news broke.

Sources close to the deal say Kovacic will be Manchester City’s first confirmed signing of the transfer window.

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