Manchester City announced on Tuesday the signing of Spanish defender Sergio Gomez until 2027

Manchester City have a new left-back. The Citizens formalized this Tuesday the signing of Sergio Gomez (21) for the next four seasons, i.e. until 2027. The Spanish defender, international U21, was playing until then in Anderlecht under the orders of Vincent Kompany, former captain of Manchester City. If the champions of England do not specify the amount of the transfer, the English media evoke the sum of 10 million euros.

“The development of Sergio Gomez in recent seasons has been very impressive. He is an accomplished defender with great potential, . Over the past year, he has gained good experience playing in the Belgian league and in the European cup with Anderlecht. We are sure that he will bring additional quality to our team, both in defense and in the future, and that he will not only to continue to develop and improve under the guidance of Pep and his coaches.”

Commented Txiki Begiristain, the director of football, in a statement.

He attended La Masia

A few days ago, Pep Guardiola explained in the columns of The Independent the future role of number 21: “He will be one of us. Sergio will be part of the first team. He will stay in the group and will be in competition with Joao Cancelo.” The new Cityzens defender is a real globetrotter, having started his career in the FC Barcelona youth teams before leaving the Catalan club to join Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga in 2018.

Former striker, since converted to a very attacking side, Sergio Gomez then spent two seasons in Spain, on loan at Huesca, before joining Anderlecht in the summer of 2021, where he was voted best player of the last season by the club’s supporters. Belgian.

Source: AS

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