Man City confirm signing of Monaco full-back Mendy

Date published: Monday 24th July 2017 1:11

Benjamin Mendy: Tipped for move to Man Utd

Monaco full-back Benjamin Mendy has signed a five-year contract with Manchester City, the Premier League club have announced.

He will wear the number 22 shirt, and will join up with the City squad as their 2017/18 preseason preparations continue.

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

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

“I am sure that over the next few years we will be successful.”

City’s Director of Football, Txiki Begiristain, said: “Benjamin has all the qualities we are looking for in a full-back. For such a young player, he has a wealth of top-level experience.

“He is undoubtedly one of the world’s best full-backs, our number one target in this position. We are all delighted to have him here at Manchester City.

“I’m sure he will prove a fantastic addition to the squad.”

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