Drama As Manchester City Includes Unsigned John Stones In Champions League Squad

Manchester city have included John Stones in their champions league squad in a squad released by UEFA this morning.

Everton's John Stones and Espanyol's Paco Montanes during the pre-season friendly match.
Everton’s John Stones and Espanyol’s Paco Montanes during the pre-season friendly match.

According to reports, the Citizens have paid £42million plus add-ons to land the England defender, 22.It means he is eligible to play against Steaua Bucharest in the Champions League first playoff round on August 16.The official announcement will be made in the next 24 hours. NINTCHDBPICT000257873973

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Everton had been holding out on a mammoth fee for the coveted centre-back, and City have smashed the British transfer record for a defender to land their man.Manchester United‘s Luke Shaw had previously held the record when the Red Devils paid Southampton £30m to land the defender in 2014.

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