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City's summer buys continue with $26m signing of midfielder Fernando from Porto

Published on Jun 26, 2014 6:33 PM
 

(REUTERS) - Manchester City have completed the signing of FC Porto's Brazilian midfielder Fernando, the Premier League champions said today.

The Portuguese club had said in a stock-market statement yesterday that they had sold the 26-year-old for 15 million euros (S$26 million) to City.

"I am so happy to finally be joining Manchester City," the defensive midfielder, who is not part of Brazil's World Cup squad, said on the club's website (www.mcfc.co.uk).

"I know there was talk of me possibly signing last January so I am delighted that the deal has now been done and that I am a City player."

 
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