Saturday 24 August 2019

Manchester City confirm signing of Joao Cancelo from Juventus

Joao Cancelo is off to Manchester City (Mike Egerton/PA)
Joao Cancelo is off to Manchester City (Mike Egerton/PA)

Manchester City have completed the signing of Portugal right-back Joao Cancelo from Juventus, with Brazil full-back Danilo heading the other way.

Cancelo, 25, has signed a six-year-deal at the Etihad Stadium.

"City are a fantastic club, with a brilliant manager and I am delighted to be here," Cancelo said after agreeing personal terms and completing his medical.

While partly a swap involving Danilo, figures released by Juventus indicated that the Italian club have also received 28million euros to complete the deal.

Danilo, who has signed a five-year contract with Juventus, said: "It's been a pleasure to be part of the success City have enjoyed in my time here.

"The club have been fantastic with me from day one and I will always be grateful.

"The Premier League title wins will stay with me forever and I will always have City in my heart. The fans, the players and the staff have all been brilliant and I wish the club every success in the future."llow....

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