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lkay Gundogan completes £21m move to Manchester City

Manchester City have finalised a £21million deal to sign Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan on a four-year deal.

Gundogan becomes Manchester City’s first signing of the Pep Guardiola era by joining the Etihad Stadium outfit.

The 25-year-old central midfielder leaves Dortmund after making 157 appearances for the club.

The 25-year-old midfielder is all smiles after joining Manchester City on a four-year deal

The Germany international will miss this summer's Euro 2016 in France with a dislocated kneecap

‘When I learned of City’s interest my heart was set on coming here and things have moved very quickly.

‘I have loved my time with Borussia Dortmund and I would like to thank the club and the supporters for the five very happy years I spent there.

‘They gave me a platform to play on and I became a better player because of the belief, patience and trust they showed in me.

GUNDOGAN’S BUNDESLIGA SEASON

Appearances – 25

Goals – 1

Chances created – 26

Shot accuracy – 39 per cent

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