Gündogan signs with Manchester City
June 2, 2016, 21:40:36 CEST | Wikinews

File photo of Ilkay Gündogan (Image: Michael Kranewitter.)
Today, English football club Manchester City announced the signing of German midfielder Ilkay Gündogan from Borussia Dortmund for four years. By mutual agreement, the clubs kept the terms of signing undisclosed.





File photo of Ilkay Gündogan
Image: Michael Kranewitter.





When I learned of City's interest my heart was set on coming here and things have moved very quickly.




—Ilkay Gündogan




Gündogan came from Schalke 04's youth system, and made his professional debut aged 15 with Vfl Bochum in 2008–09. Before joining Dortmund in 2011, he made 53 appearances for FC Nurnberg.

After completing the Manchester City move, Gündogan said, "I'm thrilled to have signed for Manchester City[...] When I learned of City's interest my heart was set on coming here and things have moved very quickly."

Dortmund's Sporting Director Michael Zorc thanked Gündogan, saying, "We would like to thank Ilkay Gündogan for five extraordinary years in Dortmund. BVB would like to wish him a speedy recovery and all the best for his future endeavours in Manchester"((de)).

Gündogan scored four goals in 36 appearances in his debut season for Dortmund when the club won the Bundesliga title as well as DFB-Pokal — the German Cup. Gündogan has played sixteen international matches and scored four goals.

Currently, he has an injured knee and is to miss UEFA Euro 2016. Gündogan joins Manchester City on July 1.

Source: Wikinews
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