Manchester City have signed England Under-21 midfielder Jack Harrison from New York City.
Harrison penned a three and a half year deal with the Cityzens, the winger has to wait before he makes his debut for the club as he was immediately loaned out to Championship side Middlesbrough for the rest of the season.
Jack Harrison scored 14 goals in 59 appearances for New York City, he inspired great performances in his breakthrough season under Patrick Viera, He is skilful as well but that never-say-die attitude is what often makes players like that a crowd favourite
During his first season, England under 21 international was nominated for Rookie of the year and he also finished runner-up in the Major League Soccer goal of the year award.
The skilful winger was part of the Manchester United youth academy before moving to America as a teenager, and he is now looking forward to returning to England as a professional.
“I can’t wait to get started over here,” he said.
“I’ve really enjoyed my time with New York City and I’d like to thank Patrick Vieira and his coaching staff for helping me to develop as a player.
“I feel I’m a better player working under Patrick Viera and playing regularly in the MLS, but now I’m looking forward to testing myself in England.
“Middlesbrough are a good club, with Premier League experience and they’re in the mix for a return via the playoffs this season.
“Hopefully I can help them achieve that.”
Manchester City have also confirmed the signing of Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao on a deal on a deal until 2023, Laporte becomes Manchester City record signing after the club paid his £57million release clause.
“I am very happy to be here. City are a club with a lot of ambition and they are one of the best teams in Europe,” Laporte told City’s official website.
“I am looking forward to working with Pep Guardiola and trying to help my new club to achieve success.
“It means a lot that the club have shown faith in me and I am excited to get started.”