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OFFICIAL: Manchester City sign Jeremy Doku from Rennes


Ghanaian-born Belgium international Jeremy Doku has joined English Premier League giant Manchester City FC from French Ligue 1 side Stade de Rennes.


The 21-year-old Belgian winger becomes the third signing of the summer transfer window, following in the footsteps of Croatian duo Mateo Kovacic and Josko Gvardiol who joined the club earlier this summer.

Comfortable operating on either flank, Doku has emerged as one of the most exciting and highly rated young wingers operating in the European game.

A Belgian international with 14 senior caps to his name so far, Doku has operated with distinction in both the Belgian and French top flights as well as boasting Champions League experience to boot as well.

He began his senior career in his home country with Anderlecht, making his first team debut for the Club in 2018 at the age of just 16 and going on to make 37 senior appearances in total, scoring six goals, before then joining Stade Rennais in the autumn of 2020.

Having made the move to Ligue One, Doku continued to prosper in the French topflight where his blistering pace, mesmeric dribbling skill, and excellent technical ability marking him out as one of Europe’s top emerging talents.


All told, Doku went on to make 92 appearances across all competitions for Stade Rennais, registering 12 goals and 10 assists.

His talents were also quickly recognised at international level. Doku earned his fist senior Belgium cap in 2020 and has subsequently gone on to win 14 caps to date, representing his country at both EURO 2020 and the 2022 World Cup finals.


Doku says he is hugely excited to have joined City and is eagerly looking forward to furthering his football education under the guidance of manager Pep Guardiola.

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