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Reports: City Agree To Deal For England International

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Manchester City look like they've won an attractive player away from the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool, and the red team, as reports have indicated that the team has agreed to a deal for Fulham's Patrick Roberts.

According to ESPNFC, City will have spent somewhere between five and ten million pounds for Roberts when all is said and done, as the highly sought after English prospect gets set for a move to Manchester.

Roberts has appeared in 19 league games for Fulham, with just two of those appearances coming in the Premier League where he played a total of 46 minutes. In 22 appearances in all competitions for Fulham, Roberts failed to score and picked up one assist, which came in a League Cup match against Ipswich Town in August of 2014.

As Cottagers Confidential points out, some are concerned about Roberts' ability to deal with the physicality of the game at this level, but his potential alone makes this a solid buy for City at that price. Also beneficial is the fact that Roberts is English, and will help City reach their homegrown player requirements should he feature in the first team.