Benjamin Mendy set to join Manchester City from Monaco in record £52m deal

• France left-back set for medical ahead of proposed move
• Mendy set to become most expensive defender in history

Manchester City have agreed a fee of €57.5m (£52m) with Monaco for Benjamin Mendy, with the France international set for a medical this week ahead of his proposed move. Pep Guardiola had identified the 23-year-old left-back as one of his transfer priorities at the end of last season following the departure of Gaël Clichy but City saw three bids turned down for the player who only joined Monaco last season for £11m.

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