Manchester City transfer plans for Claudio Echeverri suffer severe blow: report

Claudio Echeverri, who signed for Manchester City in January, celebrates a goal for River Plate against Nacional in the Copa Libertadores in April 2024.
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Manchester City will need a rethink in their roadmap for Argentine sensation Claudio Echeverri after their original plans for the River Plate sensation hit a setback.

City signed Echeverri from River in the winter window, but the 18-year-old attacker is staying on loan with the Buenos Aires club until January 2025.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.