This is the fifth signing for Manchester city of Real Madrid player Danilo. Manchester city also following Kyle Walker and Ederson as a new face. The former Premier League winner Manchester City confirmed signing Danilo from Real Madrid in a £26.5 million deal. 26 year old Danilo has joined City on a five year contract and will immediately link up with Pep Guardiola’s squad in the United States. Maybe he has made his City debut in the 2017 International Champions Cup. Danilo arrival takes City spending on full backs past the £70m mark this close season. After they paid an initial £45m for Tottenham’s Kyle Walker as a deal that could rise to an eventual £50m.
The City beat competition from Chelsea for the Brazil international and clubs are also confident of securing the services of another full back in Monaco’s Benjamin Mandy, with confirmation of his arrival imminent. Manchester City has seen a number of defenders depart the club since the end of last season. The former player Aleksandar Kolarov was sold to Roma on Saturday. And also following Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna in leaving. The Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola is understood to envisage using Danilo in a variety of roles, including left back and defensive midfield. It’s meaning he would not merely be cover for Walker on the right hand side of defense.
Transfer news rumours Manchester City confirmed signing Danilo
The former premier league winner Manchester City confirmed signing Danilo from the Spanish giant Real Madrid. After joining Danilo in Manchester City is good for City and the coach will found a full back player he need. Danilo will play his former position in left back and defensive midfield said by Pep. Finally City fills Danilo’s ambition and gives him a chance to work with Pep. Let’s watch what danilo say is after joining Manchester City.
“I am very, very happy to be joining Manchester City. There has been strong interest from other clubs. But it has always been my ambition to play for Pep Guardiola. As soon as I heard of his interest and I knew immediately I wanted to be a City player. He also says, “I can’t wait to get started and I’m looking forward to getting to know my new team mates over the coming weeks” Danilo told City’s official website.
Director of football Txiki Begiristain has added: “Danilo is a fine player who offers great versatility to our squad. He can operate in several different roles in both defence and midfield, increasing Pep’s options ahead of the new season. He also told, “We feel he has all the attributes needed to succeed at City. And we look forward to helping him develop during his time here.”
Danilo transfer news from porto to real Madrid to Manchester City
The former premier league champions Manchester City confirmed signing Danilo from Real Madrid. The Brazilian Danilo joined Madrid from Porto in 2015, having arrived in Europe three years earlier on the back of Copa Libertadores glory with Santos. Danilo endured a tough time in the Spanish capital. Where he became a victim of the Santiago Bernabeu’s in famous boo boys, forcing head coach Zinedine Zidane to regularly defend the player.