Manchester City sign Nigerian striker Following his impressive outing last season, City beat a host of other interested clubs to sign Kayode.

Manchester City have completed the signing of Nigerian striker Olarenwaju Kayode from Austrian side FK Austria Wien.

Kayode had a very impressing season last year, scoring 17 league goals in 33 league games to finish top goal scorer in the Austrian top division and 24 goals in total.

Following his impressive outing last season, a host of clubs were after him with Premier League side, Newcastle United also interested.

A conversation with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, however, convinced him to sign for the former Premier Leaguechampions.

Olarenwaju KayodeplayOlarenwaju Kayode at Manchester City headquarters 

The striker had his medical last week and has been loaned out to Spanish side Girona FC where four other City players are to spend the 2017-18 season.

Although the move has not been confirmed by either Manchester City or Girona FC, the striker shared the news on his social media along with a photo of him at Manchester City training ground.

Kayode began his career with Red Bull Ghana and has played for the likes ASEC Mimosas in Ivory Coast, Heartland in Nigeria and Israeli club Maccabi Netanya.

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