Following the injury to Vincent Kompany, the Citizens looked quickly after a quarterback. Martin Demichelis, Atletico Madrid footballer, seems to be the solution chosen by Manuel Pellegrini.
The Citizens reached an agreement with the Primera Division grouping regaridng the transfer of central defender Martin Demichelis. Amount the City will pay to get the Argentinian international’s services is € 4.1 million, plus other € 580,000 consisting of bonuses, as said journalists from Goal.com.
The decision of the Premier League grouping to bring a quarterback to the team came after the Belgian injured in the opening game of the season, against Newcastle. Pellegrini had to improvise in their surprising defeat in the next round, away to Cardiff (2-3), introducing Javi Garcia in the central of defense alongside Joleon Lescott, as Matija Nastasi being also injured.
The same source also revealed that today will be a meeting between representatives of City and the 32 year old Argentine defender to establish the terms of the contract.
Demichelis arrived at Atletico last summer, coming free agent from Malaga. The Argentina is not an unknown figure to Pellegrini, the two colabating at the team from La Rosalenda, and in the 2002-2003 season at River Plate, before the Chilean tactician to make the move in Europe to take on Villareal.