Manchester City Set to Sign Wolves Midfielder Matheus Nunes for £53m

    Portugal midfielder Matheus Nunez has been cleared to travel to Manchester City for medical treatment after Wolverhampton secured a club-record £53m deal.

    After overcoming some minor hurdles in final negotiations on the original £47.3m deal late Wednesday night, the two clubs were able to reach an agreement that included a larger fee.

    The Pennsylvania News Agency understands there are no extras, but there is a 10 percent commission on any profit City make from the 25-year-old.

    Nunes was Wolves’ record signing when he signed from Sporting Lisbon last summer for £38m on a five-year, 12-month extension.

    He played 34 games last season, scoring one goal and making one assist.

    However, upon learning of City’s interest, Nunes skipped practice in an attempt to make it big.

    In a separate deal, 21-year-old City midfielder Tommy Doyle is required to undergo a medical for a season-long loan deal at Molyneux, with Wolverhampton getting a £4.2m buy option and City retaining 50% sales commission. on any profit received from the player.

    The England under-21 international is the grandson of Manchester City greats Mike Doyle and Clay Pardo. He impressed on loan at Sheffield United last season, scoring four goals and providing seven assists in 38 appearances, helping the Blades earn promotion to the Premier League.

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