Benjamin Mendy has flown to LA to undergo a medical and complete his record move to Manchester city.
The 23-year-old France international is ready to surpass £50m-plus Kyle Walker and become the Premier League’s costliest defender to this point in an exceedingly deal price in more than £51m.
Mendy tweeted an image of him boarding a flight to the Californian City, wherever City continue their pre-season tour of the United States with a clash against Real Madrid in LA in 3 days’ time, with the caption “Boarding time. Next stop LA”.
— Benjamin Mendy (@benmendy23) July 23, 2017
Mendy can follow the sign language of fellow full-back Danilo, that was complete by city in LA on Sunday.
City are determined to sign Mendy since the start of the transfer window, once Sky Sports News discovered he was a target for them, their rivals Manchester United and champions Chelsea. City had a £44.5m provide rejected earlier in the week by Monaco, who valued him at over Walker, and an agreement was finally reached on Saturday.
Mendy antecedently hinted at a move to England once he announce an Instagram image of himself in flag shorts, in the middle of the caption: “See you soon”.
He has emerged joined of the most effective left-backs in Europe despite simply one season at Monaco following a £13m move from Marseille last summer, and was one in every of variety of Monaco players of interest to different clubs following their French Ligue one triumph.
Manchester City have already signed Bernardo Silva from Monaco and have an interest in their highly-coveted striker Kylian Mbappe.