Manchester City complete Fernandinho signing

Joern Pollex

Shakhtar Donetsk and Brazil midfielder Fernandinho has officially signed for Manchester City, the club have confirmed.

Manchester City have announced that they have completed the signing of Brazil midfielder Fernandinho from Shakhtar Donetsk for a fee believed to be around £34m.

City announced Fernandinho's signing on their official website, where the midfielder said of his move: "This is a change, a challenge and a chance that I have been waiting a long time for. Playing in the Premier League for City is like a dream.

"My ambition here is to win all the titles, the team here is strong, and so is the greatness of the club and the supporters. Professionally this is a spectacular thing. Playing for a huge club in a huge league makes me so happy. I hope I will be able to repay City for what they have done for me."

The player, who will likely feature in this summer's Confederations Cup for Brazil, joins on a four-year deal and is City's second signing of the summer after Sevilla winger Jesus Navas.

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