Philippe Sandler joins City from PEC Zwolle.


Premier League Champions, Manchester City have completed the Signature of Defender Sandler from PEC Zwolle after putting pen to paper for a fee reported to be in the region of £2.5 million.

The 21-year-old is a product of Ajax’s famous youth system and is expected to be a part of an already formidable team and try to impress this season in a bid to tie a regular place in the starting eleven.

Sandlar would slug it out with the likes of Vincent Kompany, John Stones, Nicolas Otamendi and Aymeric Laporte at centre-back, although he can also play in midfield.


City also announced that 21-year-old midfielder Bersant Celina has joined Swansea City on a permanent deal, worth a reported £3 million.