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‘He’s Coming’ ‘He’s Staying Let’s Be Honest’ Fans On Social Media React As £62m City Target Makes Statement On His Future

Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri has made a statement regarding his future, following reports linking him with a move away from the club.

Speaking about whether he has decided to leave the Spanish side, the 22-year-old said he is yet to make up his mind:

“I asked the club [Atletico Madrid] to give me space. It would be hypocritical to say that I can guarantee anything. The only thing I can say is I have a contract with Atletico. I have a clause and conditions and today I am happy here… I can’t say anything else because I do not know what’s going to happen.”

Fans on Twitter are not sure what to make of the comments:

Manchester City are reportedly willing to trigger Rodri’s €70million (£62m) release clause with Pep Guardiola’s side seeing him as the ideal long-term replacement for Fernandinho.

However, the Citizens are not the only club said to be interested in the Spanish international. Reports in Spain suggest Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich are all prepared to pay the player’s buyout fee.

Rodri only joined Atletico from Villarreal for £18m last July, but he has quickly established himself as a first team player at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Last campaign, the midfielder made 47 appearances in all competitions, scoring three goals and contributing one assist.