Walker joins Man City to “win trophies”

Manchester City have completed the signing of right-back Kyle Walker from Tottenham, who says he is desperate to win some silverware.

With a reported transfer fee of over £50m, the 27-year-old becomes the world’s most expensive defender, and says that his yearning for a winner’s medal motivated the switch.

"With the size of the club, we need to go on and pick up silverware, get trophies left, right and centre, and hopefully that can add to my CV because I haven't won that many things so far in my career," Walker told CityTV.

"Tottenham was a great club, it helped me to get me to where I am now. I've learned a lot, especially under the current manager (Mauricio Pochettino), he's been fantastic with me.

"But sometimes your path isn't there and you have to move on and what a place to come and take a different path. Just win trophies – that's all I'm about and all I want to do.

"Hopefully we win titles, that's what I've come here for; the most important thing is actually winning a title."

Walker added that he is "excited, and a little bit nervous" to work under Pep Guardiola, saying that "it's the next chapter in my career where I can go on and learn".

"What a manager to work under," Walker said of the former Barcelona boss. "He's very positive, says I'm going to fit into his style of play really well."

"I think I'm at a good age now where I'm probably at the peak of my career and I just want to try and be the best player I can be."