Manchester City handed boost in race for talented Spanish midfielder

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Pep Guardiola’s brother Pere, a football agent who works for Sports Entertainment Group, is a leading candidate to represent Celta Vigo midfielder Gabri Veiga, according to a report on The Sun.

Manchester City are keen on signing the 20 year old talented Spanish midfielder and having Guardiola’s brother as his agent is seen a huge boost for Manchester City.

Veiga, 20, has netted nine goals and assisted four more in 26 LaLiga games this season and his form has also attracted interest from Manchester United, Arsenal, Aston Villa and Real Madrid.

Pere made his pitch to Veiga’s sister last week after other agencies ‘First You’ and Pini Zahavi tried to lure the youngster.

According to reports, Veiga has a £35million release clause in his contract which could tempt potential suitors.

And if the player is represented by the brother of the Man City manager then it could help negotiations to get him to the Etihad Stadium.