Manchester City announce signing of Benjamin Mendy for £51.6million

Manchester City announce signing of Benjamin Mendy for £51.6million

- Manchester City make Benjamin Mendy their 6th signing of the summer

- City announced the signing of the French defender from Monaco for a fee of £51.6million

- Mendy's move to the Citizens make the transfer the world record deal for a defender

Manchester City have completed the signing of Benjamin Mendy on a five-deal for a reported fee of £51.6million from Monaco.

The France international's switch to the Ethihad stadium made the transfer the world record deal for a defender.

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The 23-year-old will wear the number 22 jersey for the Citizen following his move to the Manchester club.

City posted via their official Twitter handle: “Manchester has changed Calm down lol” @benmendy23 #BlueMendy" as they announced the signing of the French full-back.

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"The 23-year-old France international has signed a five-year deal with the Club and will wear the number 22 shirt. #BlueMendy".

Mendy said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester City.

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“They are one of Europe’s leading clubs and in Pep Guardiola they have a manager committed to playing attacking football."

The former Monaco man is Pep Guardiola's 6th signing of the summer following the arrival of Bernardo Silva, Kyle Walker, Ederson, Danilo and Douglas Luiz video of the Super Eagles below;

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