City activate La Liga star’s buy-out clause.
Manchester City could be set to activate the £46.5m release clause to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder and Chelsea target Koke, according to Fichajes.net.
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The Premier League champions want to improve their options in the middle of the park, and Koke is widely regarded as one of the best young playmakers in Europe at the moment.
The 22-year-old has been in top form this term, building on last season’s impressive showing to help Atletico to the title in Spain and to the final of the Champions League.
City are now hoping to beat Chelsea and Barcelona to Koke’s signature, and are ready to pay big to bring the Spaniard to the Etihad Stadium.