Matheus Nunes is off to Man City! £47.5m agreement reached with Wolves as midfielder gets his transfer after going on strike

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  • Nunes set to join PL champions
  • Two teams have agreed £47.5m ($60m) fee
  • Midfielder absent from Wolves training

WHAT HAPPENED? The 25-year-old has recently missed training sessions with Gary O'Neil's side in order to make clear his intentions to join the current Premier League champions. According to The Athletic, Nunes is set to join the Blues for a fee in the region of £47.5 million ($60m).

Meanwhile, Fabrizio Romano reports that 21-year-old Tommy Doyle will join Wolves from City a separate deal.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: With Kevin De Bruyne set to be on the sidelines for around four months, after suffering a repeat hamstring injury against Burnley on the opening day of the season, Pep Guardiola's side have acted quickly to bolster their midfield options.

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WHAT NEXT FOR NUNES AND CITY? If the deal is completed and signed off before Friday's transfer deadline, there is a chance Nunes could make his competitive debut for the Blues against Fulham in the Premier League this weekend.