Manchester City met Juventus’ asking price for dynamic right back Joao Cancelo by including a player it didn’t really want anymore.
Danilo and $35 million are heading to Turin in exchange for the 25-year-old right back Cancelo, who has consistently produced the top Serie A seasons at his position.
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Cancelo’s was the 15th ranked player in Serie A last season according to WhoScored, and is a stunning dribbler.
He doesn’t have the defensive stats of Kyle Walker, but his passing is significantly better. That’s not a huge surprise considering he’s played plenty of right midfield.
He’ll wear No. 27 for Pep Guardiola‘s men.
As a side note, I like the idea of Guardiola getting something out of Kyle Walker as a center back at least a few matches out of the year. Just saying.