According to a report by a well-known journalist and transfer market expert Romano, after the game against Leicester City, Manchester City coach Guardiola confirmed that Otamendi’s transfer to Benfica will soon be announced.
Guardiola said: "I will confirm a piece of Otamendi news, his transfer to Benfica is about to be officially concluded."
The report also pointed out that Manchester City and Benfica reached an agreement on the deal between Ruben Dias and Otamendi on Saturday night local time. The formalities and physical examination will be carried out immediately, and will be announced in the next few days.
According to Romano's previous report, Manchester City provided Benfica with Otamendi and 55 million euros in cash to purchase Ruben Dias, and the personal terms between the parties have all been agreed.