Kyle Walker – Press image courtesy Manchester City official Twitter account
CAIRO –14 July 2017: Manchester City has announced officially the signing of Kyle Walker Tottenham Hotspur right back to become the most expensive defender in the history after the deal reached £50m ($65.4m).
Walker joined the list of the most expensive defenders in football history after he equalized with the Brazilian David Luiz on his returning deal from Paris Saint-Germain to Chelsea another time, Tottenham right back signed with Manchester City a 5-year-contract and he will wear the jersey number 2.
Kyle Walker commented on his signing to Manchester City official website“I am thrilled to be signing for City and can’t wait to get started.”
“Pep Guardiola is one of the most respected managers in the world and I feel he can help me take my game to a new level,” Walker added.
Txiki Begiristain, the Club’s Director of Football, added: “Kyle is a fine full-back, one capable of producing quality at both ends of the pitch,” The 27-year-old defender is the third signing for Pep Guardiola the head coach of Manchester City after he signed Bernardo Silva from AS Monaco and Benfica’s goalkeeper Ederson who scored the most expensive goalkeeper in history record with his joining to Manchester City.