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Transfer News: Manchester City Announce First Summer Signing

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English Premier League side, Manchester City have completed the signing of a new defender, Issa Kabore.

Kabore is a 19-year-old player who plays in the right-back position on the field.

City announced the signing of the player in a statement on their website on Wednesday, adding that the player signed a five-year deal but the move is subject to international clearance.

Kabore will also remain at his current club for the next 12 months.

“Manchester City have completed the signing of Issa Kaboré from Mechelen, subject to international clearance,” the club revealed on its official website on Wednesday.

“The 19-year-old, who plays as a right-back, has put pen to paper on a five-year deal but will remain at Mechelen on loan for the duration of the 2020-21 season.

“Born in Burkina Faso, he played five matches in Belgium’s top-flight last term.

“Everyone at City would like to extend a warm welcome to Issa and we all wish him well during his time at the Club.”

Kabore played for Mechelen in the Belgian league and has represented Burkina Faso at both Under-21 and senior levels.

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