Maicon nears Manchester City switch

Maicon
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Manchester City are said to be close to completing the signing of Inter Milan defender Maicon.

Manchester City are said to be close to completing the signing of Inter Milan defender Maicon.

The Sky Blues will pay £3m for the Brazilian defender, who is about to put pen to paper on a two-year deal worth around £90,000 a week, The Mirror reports.

Maicon, who can serve at right-back or wing-back, played under Man City boss Roberto Mancini during his tenure at Inter.

The news follows reports that Man City midfielder Nigel de Jong is about to complete a £3.5m transfer to Inter's rivals AC Milan.

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