The goalkeeping dilemma is over at Barcelona, because one of the goalkeepers is leaving.
According to multiple reports in Spain, Manchester City and Barcelona have agreed a transfer deal for goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, who will join the Citizens on a four-year contract for a €20 million transfer fee. Bravo will fly to Manchester in the upcoming days for medicals.
Bravo has been linked with Pep Guardiola's team for months, as was Marc-André ter Stegen, his teammate and "rival". The Chilean and the German battled for two years for the undisputed starting spot at Barcelona, with Bravo playing La Liga matches while Stegen took over the gloves for Cup Games. Multiple reports said Ter Stegen would be given the job this season, which caused Claudio to request a transfer.
Once the request was handed out, Guardiola instantly asked the City board to make the deal happen, and it is now done. Bravo is still expected to stay with the side for the Spanish Super Cup second leg on Wednesday against Sevilla, then travel to England and sign his contract. Ter Stegen is expected back from injury in two weeks.