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Barcelona agree world-record fee for Man City's Wals

Barcelona have agreed a world-record fee with Manchester City for midfielder Keira Walsh.

Walsh is now free to discuss terms and arrange a medical with the club.

There is slight conjecture over the potential fee, with some sources suggesting it is around £350k and others indicating the deal will be more in the long-term.

The previous world record is believed to be Pernille Harder's £300k move to Chelsea from Wolfsburg in September 2020. However, US deals involve allocation fees and trade assets so final fees are undisclosed.

Man City have reluctantly agreed to sell Walsh after rejecting multiple offers from Barca this summer. Walsh is in the final year of her contract and is keen on the move.

The deal has to be completed by the time the Spanish deadline for foreign deals runs out at 11pm BST on Wednesday.

Man City are looking at replacements for Walsh before Thursday's WSL transfer deadline.

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