Josko Gvardiol is all set to arrive in Manchester for his medical ahead of his official signing as a Manchester City player.
Patrick Berger of Sport 1 reports that Gvardiol said goodbye to his RB Leipzig teammates ahead of the move. He added that the Croatian international is due to arrive in Manchester today to complete his medical. Also reported by Berger was that the defender took no part in RB Leipzig’s media day today.
🚨 Joško Gvardiol said finally ‚Goodbye‘ to his Leipzig teammates. The 21yo gonna fly to Uk in the next hrs to complete medical at Manchester City. Clubs agreed on €100m package. €90m basis+bonuses, world record for centre-back. He took not part in clubs Media Day today. 🇭🇷🔵⚪️
— Patrick Berger (@berger_pj) August 3, 2023
Fabrizio Romano reports that the deal is now complete, and documents have been signed by both clubs. He adds that the deal is for €90 million with no add-ons. Transfer expert Romano further adds that the Croatian star will travel to Manchester tonight, ahead of his medical tomorrow with the club.
Manchester City and Leipzig have just signed documents — Joško Gvardiol can be considered new City player! 🚨🔵🇭🇷
€90m final fixed fee — no add-ons.
Long term deal agreed already in June.
Joško will travel to Manchester tonight, medical on Friday.
Here we go, confirmed ✔️ pic.twitter.com/WF5CMuRTZm
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 3, 2023
With the Gvardiol medical likely to go ahead on Friday, there is a slim possibility he may be a part of the City squad for Sunday’s FA Community Shield against Arsenal.
After yesterday’s news of an agreement being reached between the two clubs, all that remains are the formalities to be completed before Josko Gvardiol can officially be announced as a Manchester City player.