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Done deal! Man City sign Tottenham right-back Kyle Walker for £45m plus add-ons



Kyle Walker

Manchester City have completed the signing of Spurs and England right-back Kyle Walker for an initial fee of £45m.

The right back, who has spent eight seasons at the North London club has signed a five-year contract with the Etihad club.

The contract, which add up to £50 million including £5 million of add-ons, could make the defender the most expensive English player ever.

Walker, joined Spurs from Sheffield United back in 2009 and played 183 Premier League matches.

Walker, 27, who has been handed the number two shirt, will travel with his new side on Monday for their US tour.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola released three full-backs at the end of last league campaign, including Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna.

The former Barcelona manager missed out on the signing of Dani Alves, with the Brazilian joining Paris St-Germain on Wednesday.

He was an amazing selection in the 2016-17 Premier League team of the year is Manchester City’s third signing of the summer transfer window, after the signing of midfielder Bernardo Silva and goalkeeper Ederson Moraes.

Walker started his playing career at Sheffield United, where he had a short spell on loan at Northampton before going back to Bramall Lane and impressing in the last few matches of the season 2008-09 Premier league season as the Blades made the Championship playoffs.