Brighton will enable Marc Cucurella to be a part of Man City if the asking value is met

Brighton & Hove Albion will enable Marc Cucurella to be a part of Manchester City so long as the membership’s asking value is met, 90min understands.

The Spaniard is a main goal for the Premier League champions, with Pep Guardiola lately confirming his facet are in “negotiations” with the Seagulls over a deal.

90min understands that whereas Cucurella has not put a switch request in writing, he has advised Brighton he desires to be a part of City this summer time if an appropriate bid is made.

But for Brighton to conform to his want, City can have to boost their provide and are available nearer to the Seagulls’ excessive asking value. Albion are holding out for £50m plus add-ons for his or her star participant within the 2021/22 season, however City’s provides have to this point dropped round £10m from that determine.

Cucurella, 24, turned an immediate hit on the south coast following his transfer from Getafe, making 35 Premier League appearances and scoring of their 4-0 drubbing of Manchester United in direction of the top of the marketing campaign – he additionally received the Players’ Player of the Season and Player of the Season awards on the membership’s awards night time.

Brighton supervisor Graham Potter lately insisted Cucurella stays completely happy on the AMEX regardless of curiosity from league champions City, however stated he appreciated the distractions switch hyperlinks can present.

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“Yeah, he’s happy. It’s not easy because there’s speculation and stuff,” Potter remarked. “He’s a human being and that’s the challenge with footballers. When the window is open, you’re linked to this and that.

“He’s a human being and that’s the challenge with footballers. When the window is open, you’re linked to this and that.

“It is what it is. We have a lot of respect for Marc and we like him a lot and we just help him enjoy his football.”

City desire a new left-back following Oleksandr Zinchenko’s departure to Arsenal, with Joao Cancelo their most important possibility in that place.

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