Benfica confirm they have received €40 million fee for goalkeeper Ederson from Manchester City. The contract which has been tagged the second most expensive goalkeeper deal in history is for 5 years. ‘s Recall that Gianlugi Buffon’s transfer in 2001 was £33m / €53m Ederson‘s transfer in 2017: £33.4m is 40m
The 23 year-old Brazilian was in Manchester on Monday and was spotted at the club;s training ground on Tuesday where he was to complete a medical. He is expected to conduct interviews with the club’s in-house media channels. His official confirmation will be announced in the coming days.