Man City sign £53m defender Mendy from Monaco

Manchester City have completed the signing of defender Benjamin Mendy from Monaco, the Premier League club have confirmed.

The France international has signed a five-year deal at the Etihad after a protracted negotiations with his former club.

Benjamin Mendy played against City last season. Credit: PA

Manager Pep Guardiola has once again proved a huge draw for the new signing.

Mendy's arrivals follows in the footsteps of Kyle Walker and Danilo, as Guardiola looks to rectify the issues suffered in the full-back areas in recent seasons.