Benjamin Mendy has joined Manchester City 1 Monaco full-back Benjamin Mendy has completed his £52million move to Manchester City, the club have announced.The 23-year-old France international has signed a five-year deal and will wear the number 22 shirt.The defender was highly admired by City boss Pep Guardiola and he will now link-up with his new teammates who are currently on tour in the USA.Mendy is now the fifth major summer signing at the Etihad and the transfer takes the club’s spending to over £200m.“I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester City,” Mendy told the club website.“They are one of Europe’s leading clubs and in Pep Guardiola they have a manager committed to playing attacking football.“I am sure that over the next few years we will be successful.”https://twitter.com/ManCity/status/889456506659385346City’s Director of Football, Txiki Begiristain, said: “Benjamin has all the qualities we are looking for in a full-back. For such a young player, he has a wealth of top-level experience.“He is undoubtedly one of the world’s best full-backs, our number one target in this position. We are all delighted to have him here at Manchester City. “I’m sure he will prove a fantastic addition to the squad.”The defender played 34 times for Monaco last season and helped them to the French league title. He joined the club last year after spending three seasons playing for Ligue 1 rivals Marseille.The left-back began his career at Le Havre and moved to the Stade Velodrome in 2013.