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Benfica goalkeeper Éderson Moraes set to sign for Manchester City - Report

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SIGN ALL THE PLAYERS!!!

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The transfer window is open in a month, but Manchester City are signing all the players already.

Bernardo Silva has already been announced, and Benjamin Mendy is very close to joining the club. But Pep Guardiola still wants more players, and after Willy Caballero's departure, a new goalkeeper is needed. And City have got him.

Brazilian goalkeeper Éderson Moraes will join City from Benfica this summer. A deal is "all but done" according to Goal's Sam Lee, and Benfica have already identified Atlético Madrid's André Moreira as Éderson's replacement, according to Portuguese outlet A Bola.

City will pay Benfica close to £35 million for Éderson, which would make him the most expensive goalkeeper in history. There are rumors of the club making a transfer announcement on Monday, and it's very likely that will be Éderson.

The Brazilian is one of the best prospects in the position and has fantastic distribution skills. Manchester United also want the player, but it looks like José Mourinho is losing this battle. LOL.