Manchester City could reportedly make a transfer U-turn on Matheus Nunes ahead of the upcoming summer window deadline.

Last week, it was reported that the Manchester club had an offer worth £47m rejected by Wolves for the player, who has since refused to train with his side in an effort to force a move to City.

Now though, a fresh development has come to light from City’s point of view in this latest transfer saga they’ve put themselves in.

City could walk away from Nunes deal

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According to a recent report from the Daily Mail, City are willing to walk away from a deal for Nunes, who Pep Guardiola is a big fan of, as they don’t want to pay more than £55m for the player, whereas Wolves want over £60m to sell him.

Bearing in mind how the Midlands club only signed the 25-year-old last summer on a five-year deal worth a club record fee of £38m, it’s easy to see why Wolves would only want to sell Nunes for a significant fee.

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Having featured in 34 of the club’s 38 Premier League games last season, this shows how important he is for the team and further showcases how reluctant they would be to sell him unless their valuation is met.

From City’s point of view, they have a track record when it comes to walking away from potential transfer deals because they won’t pay more than they believe a player is worth, which could be why the same outcome has been reported in this instance.

Moving forward, with Friday’s deadline approaching, if the treble winners do end up walking away from Nunes, they’ll have to act quickly if they want to add a new midfielder to their squad.

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