Joao Santos has been vocal throughout the deal, and says that all that remains is for a fee to be agreed for the midfielder.
While that does seem quite a big aspect of a transfer, you do suspect that a price will be agreed upon at some point.
“I’m waiting for news from Naples,” Santos told Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli. We approve strongly of that radio station name.
“As far as I understand the two parties are negotiating, so we’re waiting for news. The lad is in Fortaleza, on holiday with his family.
“An agreement with City? Yes, it’s there, it’s obvious that there’s been contact and now we’re waiting for things to be resolves in a way which will make everyone happy.
“Playing in the Premier League, for City, for Guardiola. These are important motivations, obviously, but it all depends on De Laurentiis finding a deal with the English club.
“The only certainty is he’ll be wearing blue next season!
“Everything is in the hands of De Laurentiis and the City President. Everything could be done in one day, 10. I don’t know.
“I know that City have three names for their midfield and Jorginho is one of them. Guardiola has been following him for a year.”