Danilo replaces the Real for Manchester City, Kolarov to Roma

Danilo replaces the Real for Manchester City, Kolarov to Roma

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Danilo leaves Real Madrid for Manchester City. The 26-year-old right back signed on Sunday a five-year contract with the English club of manager Pep Guardiola. City sold defender Aleksandar Kolarov to Roma.

Danilo was at Real Madrid, the Spanish champion and winner of the Champions League, not assured of a starting.

Trainer Zinedine Zidane gave back right often preferred to Dani Carvajal. Danilo came in two seasons to 55 official matches for the “Royal,” in which he score three goals made.

The Brazilian international won with Real Madrid two times in a row the Champions League. “I could choose from many clubs, but I’ve always been under Pep Guardiola want to play,” said Danilo Sunday. “When I heard that the City was interested, I wanted to immediately go.”

The defender played in their own country at Santos and for the Portuguese football club FC Porto. Real Madrid paid two years ago to 31.5 million euros for him.


AS Roma presented Sunday the fullback Kolarov, who for 5 million euro to happen to Manchester City. Kolarov (31) signed a contract for three years at AS Roma.

The Serbian international has played seven years in the shirt of City. With the English club, he was two times national champions in the Premier League. Kolarov will now return to Serie A and to Rome, where he previously played for Lazio.

AS Roma strengthened this summer with Rick Karsdorp, Héctor Moreno, Maxime Gonalons, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Grégoire Defrel and Cengiz Ünder.

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