Date: 31st August 2011 at 8:57pm
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The most unlikely transfer story of the summer has been realised as Owen Hargreaves signs a one year contract at The Etihad Stadium…

The highly decorated 30 year old breaks the mould in the modern era by being his own agent which has of course helped the deal move ahead swiftly.

Hargreaves has had a brutal, brutal last few years after standing on the brink of world fame. Here’s to him enjoying the craic amongst a buzzing City squad who sit top of the league tonight.

In other news, we understand that a Shaun Wright-Phillips medical is imminent in London with Queens Park Rangers, Craig Bellamy is in Liverpool close to a free transfer and that Ahmed Benali, in a routine MCFC Academy plan has gone to Rochdale on an experience building season long loan.

Stoke are meanwhile making a late bid for Adam Johnson.


CITY SQUAD LATEST ON DEADLINE DAY:

OUT’s:

Jerome Boateng(£12,360,000)
Javier Garrido (free)
Shay Given(£3,500,000)
David Gonzalez (loan)
Jo (undisc)
Scott Kay (free)
Shaleum Logan (free)
Ben Mee (loan)
James Poole (free)
Kieran Trippier (loan)
Andrew Tutte (free)
Javan Vidal (free)
Patrick Vieira (retired)
James Wood (free)
Michael Johnson (loan)
Abdi Ibrahim (loan)
Donal McDermott (released)
Tom Skogsrud (released)
Kim Skogsrud (released)
Felipe Caicedo (£800,000)
Vladimir Weiss (loan)
Emmanuel Adebayor (loan)
Roque Santa Cruz (loan)
John Guidetti (loan)
Ahmed Benali (loan)

IN’s:

Gael Clichy (£7,000,000)
Stefan Savic (£4,000,000)
Sergio Aguero (£36,000,000)
Karim Rekik £600,000
Denis Suarez £800,000
Angus Gunn (undisc.)
Costel Pantilimon (£300,000 rising to £2,700,000)
Samir Nasri (£23,000,000)
Owen Hargreaves (Free)


More as we get it.

UPCOMING FIXTURES:
all times GMT+1

Sa 10 Sep 15:00 Wigan, The Etihad, PL

We 14 September 19:45 Napoli, The Etihad, CLGS1

*Su 18 Sep 15:00 Fulham, Craven Cottage, PL

Tu/We 20/21 Sep 19:45 Birmingham, The Etihad, LC3

Sa 24 Sep 12:45 Everton, The Etihad, PL

Tu 27 September 19:45 Bayern Munich, Allianz Arena,
CLGS2

* Date Change

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