Eliaquim Mangala delighted on signing for Manchester City

New Manchester City signing, Eliaquim Mangala has expressed his satisfaction at been able to move down to the Etihad Stadium and is adamant he’s ready to win trophies immediately.

The French international cost City a sum of £32m will wear the number 20 shirt at the Etihad Stadium, and also revealed that the arrival of Porto team-mate Fernando at City has helped.

“City is a top club in Europe,’ Mangala said.

“For me, it was an important step to leave Porto and join Manchester City in order to continue my progress. I want to win titles and I believe I can do this. I am ambitious and this is why I am here.

“I’m very happy to come to England because for me, the Premier League is the best league in the world. It is a very intense and very aggressive competition.

“There are plenty of goals, so it is also really nice to watch and I can’t wait to get started.

“The fact that Fernando is here is better because I played with him at Porto but there is also other players that I know like Sagna, Clichy and Nasri.’