Man City to go through £100M summer spending barrier

Manchester City are on the brink of breaking the £100 million spending barrier after signing Fiorentina attacker Stevan Jovetic.

The Daily Mail says City have agreed a deal with Fiorentina for striker Jovetic worth £25.8 million.

It is understood that City will pay an initial fee of £22.4m and it could rise through bonus payments.

Jovetic is the fourth player bought by City this summer, following Fernandinho (£30m), Jesus Navas (£15m) and Alvaro Negredo (£20.6m) into the Etihad, meaning their summer spend is closing in on £100m.

Negredo, also purchased on Thursday, costs an initial fee of £16.4m and up to £4.2m in add-ons according to club sources.

The 27-year-old Spain striker has agreed a four-year deal worth a basic £75,000 a week.

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