(VIDEO): Kovacic interview as a Manchester City player

Manchester City have now confirmed the signing of Mateo Kovacic. The blues release the very first Kovacic interview.

The Croatian joins from Chelsea on a four year deal and will take a famous shirt number.

Following the departure of captain Ilkay Gundogan, Kovacic will be Manchester City’s new number 8.

Upon his announcement, Kovacic had nothing but respect for his new club:

“Anyone who has watched this team under Pep knows how good they are – for me, they are the best in the world. The trophies they have won are clear for all to see, but they are also the best footballing side out there.”

Watch now for the first Kovacic interview.

Video source: Manchester City, YouTube.

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