City gets defender Mendy, Juventus reinforced themselves with Bernardeschi
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Manchester City and Juventus have Monday two expensive purchases. The English topploeg explains 58 million euro, down for defender Benjamin Mendy, while the ‘Juve’ attacker Federico Bernardeschi for 40 million euro to do the job.
Mendy, which is assumed of AS Monaco, the transition to the Premier League the most expensive defender ever. Earlier this month laid City for defender Kyle Walker of Tottenham Hotspur. For him, it was 57 million euros deposited by the ‘Citizens’.
Full-Mendy, who for five years, in Manchester, was part of the team at Monaco last season, both national as well as international impression. The French club was for the first time in seventeen years champion and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League.
A year ago, exchanged Mendy Olympique Marseille for Monaco. He came so far, four times for the national team of France.
The largest foreign transfers
An overview of the largest foreign transfers. Romelu Lukaku went from Everton to Manchester United.
Alvaro Morata: Real Madrid to Chelsea
Benjamin Mendy: from AS Monaco to Manchester City
Alexandre Lacazette: from Olympique Lyon to Arsenal
Kyle Walker: Tottenham Hotspur to Manchester City
James Rodriguez: Real Madrid to Bayern Munich (on rental basis)
Bernardo Silva: AS Monaco to Manchester City
Leonardo Bonucci: Juventus to AC Milan
Mohamed Salah: from AS Roma to Liverpool
Corentin Tolisso: from Olympique Lyon to Bayern Munich
Tiemoué Bakayoko: from AS Monaco to Chelsea
Ederson: from Benfica to Manchester City
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Juventus laid around 40 million euro for Federico Bernardeschi of Fiorentina.
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200 million euro
Manager Josep Guardiola gave this summer, with City already has more than 200 million euros on reinforcements. In addition to Mendy and Walker were goalkeeper Ederson (Benfica), defender Danilo (Real Madrid) and midfielder Bernardo Silva (Monaco) for huge amounts attracted.
City ended last season as third and was in 2014 for the last champion of England. The club starts the new Premier League season on Saturday, 12 August with an away game against Brighton & Hove Albion.
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Bernardeschi signs with Juventus for a contract of five years to mid-2022. The Italian is coming over from Fiorentina. The transfer was already in the air and Monday went Bernardeschi with success the medical.
The vleugelspeler attended the academy in Florence and made after a rental period at serie B club Crotone, on the twentieth his debut for Fiorentina.
The negenvoudig international played 72 games in which he twelve times fourteen scored. Last season, the Italian for eleven matches in Serie A.
Juventus took earlier with Douglas Costa even though a vleugelspeler. The Brazilian came on for about 45 million euros from Bayern Munich.