We have seen many young Brazilians make move to Europe early in their career owing to their potential and current trend. Manchester City & City Football Group as a whole already have a large chunk of Brazilians coming over from South America, & they just keep on adding to that queue.
Manchester City completed the signing of Brazilian wonderkid Kayky earlier today and he might not be the last to be announced this week, as City Football Group are also said to have signed Metinho from Fluminense in the same deal.
We are delighted to confirm we have reached an agreement with Fluminese regarding the future transfer of Kayky. The teenage forward will remain with Fluminese until the end of the Brazilian season.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) April 23, 2021
Kayky, who plys his trade for Fluminense, is expected to have a very bright future and has been termed as the ‘next Neymar’. The 17-year-old is scheduled to board his flight to Europe and join Manchester City in June 2022. It is understood that City & Fluminense have reached an agreement for around £10 million with further addons up to £7 million. Fluminense will also be benefitted from a 20% sell-on clause in the deal.
Kayky in Campeonato Carioca this season so far:
✅4 key passes
✅24 successful dribbles
✅77% dribble success
His first steps in professional football. World-class talent. pic.twitter.com/do7vxEM72f
— Football Talent Scout – Jacek Kulig (@FTalentScout) April 23, 2021
In the case of Metinho, he is also said to have penned a five-year deal with CFG and will join the French side, Troyes, on loan is said to be around £5 million excluding add-ons.