Tottenham Hot Spur right back Kyle Walker has joined Premier League rival Manchester City on a five-year deal for a world record-equalling fee for a defender worth over £50 million.
The 27-year-old right-back, who will wear the number 2 shirt, follows the footsteps of Bernardo Silva and Ederson in becoming the Citizens’ third signing this summer.
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‘I am thrilled to be signing for City and can’t wait to get started’, the player said.
‘Pep Guardiola is one of the most respected managers in the world and I feel he can help me take my game to a new level’.
Txiki Begiristain, the Manchester City’s Director of Football, added: ‘Kyle is a fine full-back, one capable of producing quality at both ends of the pitch’.
‘I am sure he will be a success at Manchester City this season and beyond’, Beguiristain said of the defender, who has been capped 27 times for England.
A club statement read: ‘Everyone at Manchester City would like to wish Kyle the best of luck as he begins the next stage of his career here at the Etihad Stadium’.