Date: 2nd August 2007 at 12:49pm
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The official website, mcfc.co.uk, have announced City’s third signing of the day.

Brazilian midfielder has signed for the blues for a fee of £8 milion.

Elano joins City from Ukranian side Shakthar Donetsk in a four year deal.

Elano has scored 47 goals in 180 career appearances for Shakthar and Santos and has also scored two goals for the Brazilian national side in 15 appearances.

Following the third signing of the morning, City Chief Executive, Alistair Mackintosh told mcfc.co.uk: ‘This morning has proved to be an immensely productive one, the outcome of which is the acquisition of three top quality players for Manchester City Football Club.

‘This has been achieved as a result of some tremendous team work and I would like to praise everyone involved for their efforts. I would particularly like to thank Dr Thaksin, without whom today’s signings would not have been possible.’

 

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