Manchester City have announced the signing of Jeremy Doku from French Ligue 1 side, Rennes, MySportDab reports.
Regarded as one of the most promising youngsters in the game, Jeremy Doku joins Manchester City on a five year contract till 2028.
The Premier League and European champions reportedly agreed for a transfer fee of £55.4m with Rennes for the player.
Rennes is said to be on the radar of Manchester City with Manchester City manager said to be a big fan of the player for his style, creativity, and technicality with the ball which suits his City’s possessive pattern of football.
Jeremy Doku had 10 goals in 77 French Ligue 1 appearance for Rennes and was regarded as one of the best youngsters to grace the French Ligue 1.
He is known for his dribbling skills, prowess on one-on-one situations, good positional and link-up play and attacking flair.
Doku plays as s winger and will be expected to step into the void left by former Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez who left the club for Al Hilal due to lack of game time.
Doku attracted interests from top Premier League clubs apart from Manchester City with Chelsea and Arsenal previously linked with the player.
Amid interest by rival clubs, Doku reportedly preferred a move to Manchester City and was eager to join the club.
He had agreed personal terms with the Cityzens amidst links to rival clubs.
The Belgian winger is the third big-name player to join Manchester City this summer after the club completed deal for Croatian and former RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiola and former Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic.