The Etihad Stadium team soon got its first signature in this summer’s transfer window.
Man City has had a great season. They beat Inter Milan 1-0 in the Champions League final to complete the historic treble. However, The Citizens are determined to upgrade the squad next season.
Coach Pep Guardiola identifies midfield as an area that needs to add quality to Man City. However, Man City soon lost to Real Madrid in the Jude Bellingham deal.
Immediately, Man City turned to Chelsea’s Mateo Kovacic . It didn’t take long, the Etihad Stadium team got the person they needed.
The latest, the Man City homepage announced: “We have completed the signing of Kovacic from Chelsea on a four-year contract.” At Etihad Stadium, Kovacic wore the number 8 shirt – the shirt left by Ilkay Gundogan himself.
“This is a great move for me and I can’t wait to get started with City,” Kovacic said . Anyone who has watched this team under Pep Guardiola knows how good they are.
To me, they are the best in the world. Joining this team is truly a dream for any footballer.”
Fabrizio Romano confirmed Man City will pay a security fee of £25m. Chelsea will receive the remaining £5m in case City win specific trophies, unrelated to player performance.