Wednesday 18 October 2017

Schalke confirm Leroy Sane is in England as Manchester City move appears close

Schalke winger Leroy Sane is set to join Manchester City.
Schalke winger Leroy Sane is set to join Manchester City.

Manchester City are poised to complete the signing of Leroy Sane with his club Schalke confirming the Germany winger is in England.

Schalke said on Monday that the 20-year-old Sane has travelled to Manchester and not to their pre-season training camp in Austria.

"Leroy #Sane is currently in Manchester and will not be travelling with #Schalke to the training camp. #s04" the Bundesliga club posted on their official Twitter account.

Essen-born Sane, who scored eight goals in 33 Bundesliga games for Schalke last season, is now expected to undergo a medical in Manchester on Monday.

The four-times capped winger could make his debut for Pep Guardiola's side against Arsenal in a pre-season friendly in Gothenburg on Sunday.

Guardiola has already signed Spanish forward Nolito from Celta Vigo and Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan from Borussia Dortmund since becoming City manager this summer.

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