Manuel Akanji completes move to Man City for £15.1 million

Manuel Akanji swap Dortmund for Man City

Former Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji after being hugely linked with Man City signs for the sky blues.

He joins Man City for a reported fee of £15.1 million from Dortmund.

The Swiss joins the Cityzens on a 5-year deal and will wear the number 25 shirt at the Etihad.

The 27-year-old joins former teammate Erling Halaand at Man City.

“I am delighted to be here, and can’t wait to get started,” Akanji told the club’s official website. “City have been one of the best teams in Europe over the last few seasons.

“They are brilliant to watch, play an exciting brand of football and compete for trophies year in, year out, so coming here feels like the perfect next step in my career.  

“Pep Guardiola is an exceptional manager, and this is an exceptional squad of players, so this is an exciting opportunity for me. 

“I am really looking forward to testing myself in the Premier League and I will do everything I can to help this club be successful.”


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