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Man City announce Nunes arrival after Palmer sale

Reigning English Premier League champions Manchester City have announced the arrival Matheus Nunes hours after confirming Cole Palmer sale.

City started transfer deadline day with a confirmation 21-year old English midfielder Cole Palmer has joined Chelsea FC, a season long loan for Tommy Doyle before announcing the arrival of Matheus Nunes.

The official statement announcing the arrival on the clubs official website read;

” The Portuguese international becomes our fourth signing of the summer, following Croatian duo Mateo Kovacic and Josko Gvardiol, as well as Belgian winger Jeremy Doku, through the door.

” Nunes’ professional career began in the summer of 2018 when he signed for Primeira Liga side Estoril.

” However, after impressing against Sporting in a Taca da Liga fixture, he would secure a move to the club in January 2019, making his senior debut for the Lisbon side in June of the following year.

” A breakthrough campaign for the 25-year-old would follow, with him becoming a regular in their march to a league a cup double in 2020/21, before a spot in the Primeira Liga Team of the Season for 2021/22.

” Wolves would pay a club record fee to secure Nunes’ services ahead of the following campaign, with the midfielder a regular at Molineux during his solitary full season in the West Midlands, even winning the Premier League Goal of the Month for April 2023 with a stunning strike against Chelsea.”

In his first words as a Manchester City player, Nunes said. ” I’m so happy to be joining Manchester City, the Champions of Europe and a club I’ve admired for a long time.

“The opportunity to work under Pep Guardiola, one of the greatest managers ever, and alongside some of the best players in the world was something I couldn’t turn down.

“I’ve learned so much during my season at Wolves and I’m excited to continue improving in the Premier League, a division which brings the best out of me.

“I’m really excited to get going, meet the fans and hopefully be a part of plenty more success at City.”

Manchester City Director of Football Txiki Begiristain said of his newest recruit “Matheus is a fine player. We are really happy he is here, and we know he will help us this season and beyond.

“He possesses real quality and will bring a fresh dynamic to this team. He is a player who can play passes that open defences, he can beat players and he is technically excellent.

“Everyone knows Pep improves players – we have seen it so often – and we cannot wait to see how Matheus develops under his management.” he concluded.

New Manchester City signing Matheus Nunes will wear jersey number 27.


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