Ederson Moraes: Benfica say Man City have agreed £35m deal for goalkeeper

Manchester City have agreed a deal with Benfica for the £35m signing of goalkeeper Ederson Moraes, according to the Portuguese champions.
The 23-year-old broke into the Benfica team last March and has made 37 appearances for the club.
"Benfica has reached agreement with Manchester City for the amount of 40m euros," the club told the Portuguese stock exchange.
They also confirmed 50% of the fee will be paid to "third parties".
City sources say the transfer cannot be concluded until the third-party element is resolved to the Premier League's satisfaction.
After Sunday's 2-1 Portuguese Cup final win over Vitoria Guimaraes, Moraes said it was "probably" his final appearance for Benfica.
The Brazil Under-23 cap is yet to make his full international debut, but is in the squad for the forthcoming friendlies against Argentina and Australia.
City manager Pep Guardiola has been interested in Ederson for some time and made room in his squad Ederson's arrival will place more pressure on Claudio Bravo, who has had a torrid time after arriving from Barcelona to take over from Joe Hart as City's number one.

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