Manchester City have strengthened their attacking options by signing Belgium winger Jérémy Doku from French club Rennes for 65 million euros ($70 million).
The 21-year-old Doku has agreed to a five-year deal. He becomes City’s third signing of the summer transfer window after defender Josko Gvardiol and midfielder Mateo Kovacic. Doku is a like-for-like replacement for Riyad Mahrez.
Mahrez was sold to Saudi Arabian team Al-Ahli last month. The departure of Mahrez and Ilkay Gundogan, who left on a free transfer and joined Barcelona, removed two of City’s most prolific scorers behind Erling Haaland.
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