By Tom Gott
Manchester City have finalized the signing of Argentine midfielder Maximo Perrone from Velez Sarsfield.
90 minutes confirmed Earlier in the transfer window City had fought off competition to secure a contract for the 20-year-old, who was also being chased by Benfica, Newcastle and Wolverhampton Wanderers, among others.
City are believed to have activated Perrone’s release clause, which was reportedly worth around $9m (£7.5m).
The defensive midfielder has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal at the Etihad Stadium and is following compatriot Julian Alvarez’s move to Manchester’s blue half this season.
More to follow.
This article was originally posted on 90min.com as Manchester City confirm the signing of Maximo Perrone from Velez Sarsfield.
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