Verdiol is now the most expensive center back in history. Croatia’s Josko Verdiol has overtaken Harry Maguire as the world’s most expensive centre-back. Manchester City joined him from the German club RB Leipzig at a cost of 90 million euros.
Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, a reliable source on the party transfer, confirmed the matter on Thursday (August 3) night.
He said that a formal agreement has been signed between Leipzig and Man City regarding Verdiol. Manchester City will spend 90 million euros to bring him to the team. But no bonus will be added there. He will leave for Man City on Thursday night. His first medical on Friday.
Originally, Verdiol came to the attention of the European giants by showing a great performance in defense for Croatia in the last World Cup in Qatar. Many clubs came to the field to get him in the team, but in the end, Man City was successful.
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However, Man City has set a new record in the history of the team to get this 21-year-old youngster. Earlier, Manchester United spent the most on a centre-back. United signed Maguire from Leicester City for 87.1 million euros in 2019.