Manchester City have completed the signing of Swiss defender Manuel Akanji.
Manchester City’s website has confirmed the signing of a five-year contract. With Akanji has officially finalized his transfer from Borussia Dortmund.
The 27-year-old centre-back, who has played 41 games for Switzerland, said on the club’s website. “I’m very happy to be here. Can’t wait to get start. City have been one of the best teams in Europe in the last three or four seasons. They are a very nice team to watch. Exciting football ufabet style play Year. After year trophy challenge Coming here felt like the perfect step in my football career.”
Akanji, who will wear the number 25 shirt. Becomes the fifth addition to Manchester City this summer, after Stefan Ortega, Calvin Phillips and Serki. O Gomez and Erling Haaland do not include Julian Alvarez, who has arrived since January.
Akanji – who made 158 appearances for Dortmund across all competitions after joining from Swiss side Basel four years ago – will wear the No 25 shirt.
City’s director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: ‘Manuel has plenty of experience playing at the top level of European football and we are confident he will be a valuable addition to our squad.
‘We have been impress with his performances during his time at Dortmund. Where he has developed into a very good defender and one who is ready to perform in both the Premier League and Champions League.