The Bardiol, “Treble” in Manchester City’s arms…Defenders ranked second in transfer fee history

European champion Manchester City (Man City) has succeeded in embracing a defender the world pays attention to.

Manchester City announced on the 5th 토토사이트 (local time) that they had signed Yoshko Gvardiol (Croatia) from Leipzig, Germany, through the club’s website.

The contract period is 5 years. Man City did not disclose the transfer fee, but according to local media, it is known to be around 77 million pounds (approximately 128.3 billion won).

£77 million is the second-largest transfer fee for a football defender. The top spot is the £80m mark Harry Maguire made when he moved from Leicester City to Manchester United in 2019.

Gbardiol, a young defender born in 2002, boasted tremendous performance at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, contributing to Croatia’s blast and finishing third in the tournament.

In addition to his stable defensive ability, Bar Dior’s strengths are his accurate passing. In the Bundesliga last season, he recorded an average pass success rate of 89.3%, 1.4 interceptions and 6.9 contest victories per game.

Man City, who achieved the ‘Treble’ by reaching the top of the English Premier League (EPL), the English Football Association (FA) Cup, and the European Football Association (UEFA) Champions League last season, built a solid defensive line with the addition of Gbardiol, once again He has the power to challenge for victory.