Manchester City have completed the £54million signing of Kyle Walker from Tottenham.
England international defender Walker has penned a five-year contract at the Etihad Stadium.
He will earn £130,000 per week during his stay with Pep Guardiola’s side.
The England international’s move to the Eithad sees him become the world’s most expensive defender.
He made 228 appearances for Tottenham in all competitions, scoring four goals, and last season helped them to second in the table, their highest league finish in the Premier League era.
But Walker is now looking forward to a fresh challenge in Manchester.
“I am thrilled to be signing for City and can’t wait to get started,” Walker said.
“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.”
Guardiola has been a long-term admirer of the 27-year-old and was in desperate need of full-backs having released Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna, and Pablo Zabaleta.
And the Spaniard has finally got his wish with City’s director of football, Txiki Begiristain, giving his full backing to.\
Begiristain said: “Kyle is a fine full-back, one capable of producing quality at both ends of the pitch.
“We’ve followed his progress at Tottenham and have been really impressed by how he has developed. He is now one of the best right-backs in the Premier League and justifiably an England regular.
“I am sure he will be a success at Manchester City this season and beyond.”
City have confirmed Walker will wear the No.2 shirt.
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