Manchester City have signed Nigerian defender Camron Gbadebo from rival club, Leicester City following a successful trial, according to various reports in the English press.

Born in England to Nigerian parents, Gbadebo had previously played for Watford and Crystal Palace before signing for Leicester in 2018 where he made nine appearances for their U18 team in the U18 Premier League.

The 17-year-old took to instagram to announce the new deal with Man City, “I’m so happy to announce that I’ve signed for @mancity.
“Thank you to every one that has supported me on my journey so far. This is only just the beginning!”

Gbadebo joins the likes of Flying Eagles invitee Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, Felix Nmecha, Nathanael Ogbeta, Gavin Bazunu, Samuel Edozie and Timi Sobowale at the Manchester City Academy. 

The youngster is also a graduate of Kinetic Foundation Academy in South London which produced Nigeria internationals Joe Aribo and Josh Maja.