Cape Town - Manchester City have added to their ranks with the signature of Dutch defender Philippe Sandler.
The 21-year-old centre-back joins the Premier League champions from Eredivisie side PEC Zwolle.
A former Netherlands under 20 international, Sandler came through the Ajax Amsterdam youth structures before joining Zwolle in 2016.
A brief statement from City, read: "Manchester City are delighted to confirm the signing of Dutch defender Philippe Sandler.
"At 6ft 2in tall Sandler is a commanding presence at centre-back, while also comfortable in a holding midfield role.
"Everyone at City would like to welcome him to the Club."