London - Manchester City have signed England defender John
Stones from Everton, the Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday.
Stones agreed a six-year contract with City and is reported
to have cost 47.5 million ($61 million, 55 million euros), making him the
second most expensive defender in history.
Also read: Stones not for sale - Martinez
"I'm absolutely delighted to sign for City and now the
deal's done I'm looking forward to the next stage in my career," Stones
told City's website.
"I've obviously seen what's going on here
at the Etihad, it's an ambitious club with a great manager so I can't wait to
get stuck in and help achieve the goals."
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