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Manchester City Shells Out $44.6 Million To AS Monaco For 22-Year-Old Benjamin Mendy

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Manchester City have secured the services of AS Monaco left back Benjamin Mendy as they continue to rebuild their club strength over the summer. The 22-year-old AS Monaco star costed about $44.6 million to the English side.

Pep Guardiola was handed a budget of $225 million to bring the team back on track. The board had a lot of expectation from Pep in his first season but he failed to live up to them. This might be his last season if he fails to lift a trophy.

The 22-year-old might prove to be an asset for Pep’s side. Surely as his form suggests he can prove to be a ‘pain in the a**’ for the attackers.

The prolific defender started his career with Le Harve in 2011 making 64 appearances with the club before moving to Marseille in 2013. He made a total of 101 appearances for the French side scoring 3 goals before moving to rival side AS Monaco in the beginning of 2016 season.

He was part of the title winning side contributing through his 4 goals and great defending.

The 22 year old was also called by the French side where he played 90 minutes against Luxembourg helping his side to a 3-1 victory.

The French defender has the qualities to become a top star but the question that remains is, will this man be able to help Pep save his job or will it the sky fall on the bald magician?

Vibhor Dhamija
Budding statistician who uses his backpack to cover himself if he feels cold in an air conditioned room! A passionate midfielder, and a die hard Manchester United fan, Vibhor hates losing and that is what he brings to FootTheBall apart from his most enduring trait of being a quick learner.

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