Manchester City have signed Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan from Borussia Dortmund on a four-year deal.
The 25-year-old German, becomes the first signing for incoming City manager Pep Guardiola.
City have reportedly paid the Bundesliga side a fee of about £20m.
“After hearing that City interested in me, my heart jumped with a shout of joy, I really like this club.
“I will give everything to help us win titles both in England and the Champions League. These are exciting times.
“I have my best years ahead of me and I think we can achieve great things together, “said Gundogan,
The Premier League club’s director of football Txiki Begiristain has praised Gundogan’s “work ethic and technical ability”.
“He is an intelligent and versatile midfielder who can operate in a number of different roles,” Begiristain added. “He will be a very important player for us in the coming years.”
The midfielder joined Dortmund from Nuremberg in 2011 and helped them reach the 2013 Champions League final, before signing a new contract in 2015 that still had a year to run.