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Manchester City sign Akanji from Dortmund

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Manchester City have completed the signing of Manuel Akanji from Borussia Dortmund.
English Premier League champions Manchester City have announced the signing of Manuel Akanji on a permanent basis from Borussia Dortmund.

Akanji, whose Dortmund deal was due to expire in 2023, has penned a five-year contract with City.

"I love the way Manchester City play," Akanji commented after signing his contract.

"I watch a lot of Premier League and obviously a lot of Manchester City games, because they have been champions many times in recent years.

"I really like the football style the team plays, and I think I can fit perfectly in that style," said the centre-back.

Akanji spent four and a half years at Dortmund, making 158 appearances with four goals and two assists to his name.

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