Real Betis remain hopeful of striking a deal to sign Oleksandr Zinchenko from Manchester City before Spain’s transfer window shuts at the end of August.
The La Liga club have made a formal bid to City to take Zinchenko on an initial loan deal with a clause to purchase him next summer for €12million (£10.8million).
Reports from England state City have rejected that proposal, with Sky Sports News today reporting that the Premier League champions want a permanent sale of around £15million for the player.
According to Seville-based Estadio Deportivo, Oleks now feels differently about a move after snubbing Wolves on England’s transfer deadline day, and has appealed to Man City bosses to let him join Betis.
It is claimed Zinchenko wants to continue to grow at a club that will trust him by awarding him more game time. The Ukraine international may have had a change of heart after not even making the bench for any of City’s opening three Premier League ties or the preceding Community Shield match against Chelsea.
With just days left before Spanish clubs can no longer sign players, Oleksandr Zinchenko’s future has become a priority and a decision will have to be made soon.
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