Manchester City are in advanced talks for Coritiba wing-back Abner.
A Bola says City are in negotiations for the left-sided fullback, who has been likened to Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos.
City will have to overcome Benfica to land the 17 year-old, with the Lisbon giants having first refusal on the Coritiba whizkid.
Coritiba and Benfica have developed a formal alliance in recent months.
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