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Atletico Madrid star turned down the chance to join Manchester City this summer

World Cup winner Lucas Hernandez rejected the chance to move to Manchester City this summer, according to reports.

The Atletico Madrid defender enjoyed a fine last season in La Liga, and again impressed for France as they lifted the World Cup during the summer.

The flying full-back’s performances in Russia caught the eye of City, who according to Spanish outlet Marca, made a bid to sign him in early August.

Manchester United are also reported to have tabled an huge £80 million offer at a similar time, and also promised to double the defender’s wages.

However such offers were unable to tempt Hernandez away from the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, with the 22-year-old insistent he wanted to remain with Atletico.

Hernandez signed a new contract with Atleti’ in 2017 that would keep him at the club until 2022, saying at the time: “I am very happy to renew with the club of my life.”

Barcelona and Real Madrid were all also thought to be keen on the defender.