Manchester City formalizes its 5th recruit



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On this last day of the transfer window, Manchester City announced the arrival of Manuel Akanji until 2027. The Cityzens paid 17.5 million euros to afford him.

This will undoubtedly be the last recruit of Manchester City on this summer transfer window 2022: Manuel Akanji officially engages with the Skyblues from Borussia Dortmund. Announced in Pep Guardiola’s sights at the start of the week, the Swiss international (41 caps) signed a 5-year contract with the English champion, with whom he is therefore linked until 2027.

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In a more reasonable transfer window than the last ones – the only madness being Haaland for “only” 60 million euros – the Cityzens therefore register a fifth recruit for 17.5 million euros. The 27-year-old defender will join the rotation in defense and will notably replace Aymeric Laporte, who has yet to return following knee surgery. Akanji will wear number 25.

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