Manchester City have completed the signing of Brazilian defender Danilo from Spanish champions Real Madrid on a five-year contract for a fee reported to be £26.5m..
The Premier League club on Sunday revealed that the 26-year-old, who joined Madrid in 2015 and played 24 matches for Zinedine Zidane’s side last season as they won the Spanish league title, sealed their second consecutive Champions League trophy and won the Club World Cup, disclosed his delight at the signing.
He told City’s website (mancity.com);
“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, I knew immediately I wanted to be a City player.
“I can’t wait to get started and I’m looking forward to getting to know my new teammates over the coming weeks.”
The Brazilian becomes City manager Guardiola’s second major defensive signing in the current window following Kyle Walker‘s arrival earlier this month.’