Manchester City is facing speculation surrounding the future of their promising young winger, Carlos Borges. Teams like Nottingham Forest and West Ham United expressing interest in his services. Reports have emerged about City’s valuation for the 19-year-old player. A £10M transfer fee would be required if a deal were to materialize. Borges, a prolific goal-scorer and playmaker for City’s youth sides, has drawn attention for his attacking prowess. Further making him an attractive prospect for potential suitors.
Carlos Borges: A Rising Star in Manchester City Ranks
Recent reports from The Athletic indicate that Manchester City values Carlos Borges at £10 million. This valuation represents the potential fee the club could seek if any interested club approaches them to sign the talented winger before the summer transfer window closes. Despite not yet making an appearance for City’s senior team, Borges’ exceptional performances for the youth ranks have caught the eye of several clubs.
Joining City’s youth ranks in 2014 from Sporting CP’s youth system, Carlos Borges has steadily grown into a “phenomenal” player, according to talent scout Jacek Kulig. His performances for the Manchester club’s youth sides have been outstanding. Consequently, registering an impressive record of 55 goals and 42 assists in 79 appearances across all competitions. Last season, he excelled with 29 goals and 18 assists in 33 youth games, showcasing his immense attacking talent.
A Promising Prospect for West Ham
West Ham United are reportedly in advanced talks with Manchester City for the acquisition of Carlos Borges. The Hammers, having secured the Europa Conference League title, are now keen on rebuilding their squad for the upcoming season. Nevertheless, Borges, valued at £10 million, has caught their attention with his stellar performances in City’s under-21 side and impressive contributions for Portugal’s U19 team.
West Ham prepares for life without Declan Rice but they see Carlos Borges as a promising addition to their squad. The 19-year-old winger’s goal-scoring prowess and creative assists could be vital in bolstering the Hammers’ attacking options. Despite his young age and lack of senior football experience, Borges’ success at the youth level and potential make him an attractive prospect for West Ham.
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