• Manchester City complete Benjamin Mendy deal

    by  • July 25, 2017 • Football

    Manchester City have announced that they have completed the signing of left-back Benjamin Mendy from AS Monaco.

    The France international, who will wear the No. 22 shirt for the Citizens, has penned a five-year contract at the Etihad Stadium.

    It is understood that City have paid somewhere around Β£50m to sign the 23-year-old defender, who made 36 appearances for the French outfit last season helping the club to won Ligue 1 title.

    “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester City. They are one of Europe’s leading clubs and in Pep Guardiola they have a manager committed to playing attacking football. I am sure that over the next few years we will be successful,” the Frenchman told Manchester City’s official website.

    Mendy will now fly to the United States of America to join up with his new mates on City’s pre-season tour.