Title favourites complete record deal for defender

Kyle Walker became the most expensive defender in history on Friday after he sealed a move to Manchester City.

Walker, who leaves Tottenham after a nine-year spell, will join the Etihad side in a deal initially said to be around £45m plus £5m in possible add-ons.

“I am thrilled to be signing for City and can’t wait to get started,” said Walker. “Pep Guardiola is one of the most respected managers in the world.”

Walker, who joined Spurs from Sheffield United in 2009 and made 183 Premier League appearances, added: “I feel he can help me take my game to a new level.”

Walker, who will wear the number two shirt, is expected to travel with City on Monday for their tour of the USA.

City are 19-10 favourites with Betfair to win the Premier League next season, while Tottenham, who finished second least season, are 10-1 with Betfred and Betway.

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