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Benfica officially confirm talks to sell Ederson to Manchester City are in progress

Benfica have formally announced via the CMVM (Portuguese Stock Market) that they are in negotiations to sell goalkeeper Ederson Moraes to Manchester City.

The release, posted at 4:58pm BST, went goes on to clarify that negotiations have not yet concluded between the two sides. Third-party ownership issues have delayed the deal, with an official announcement now almost certain to be delayed until Wednesday.

It’s now a question of when, rather than if, Ederson will join City. The 23-year-old posted a video from the City Football Academy on Instagram, which he quickly deleted, but our keen-eyed scouts were able to grab a screen capture that shows the CFA in the background.

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