Wright-Phillips returns to Manchester City
Thursday 28 August 2008
Manchester City have completed the signing of Chelsea winger Shaun Wright-Phillips, for an undisclosed fee.
The 26-year-old, who had a seven-year spell with City from 1998 until 2005, has signed a four-year contract after completing a medical this morning.
Wright-Phillips told City's official website, told mcfc.co.uk: "Obviously I'm delighted to come back to City and I just can't wait to get started again."
Wright-Phillips left City for Stamford Bridge in July 2005, for a fee of £21m.
However, he started only 43 matches for the Blues and became frustrated at a lack of first-team action.
City boss Mark Hughes said: "I've always admired him and he's certainly been a target of mine since I came to the football club.
"To actually secure the deal and bring Shaun back home is a fantastic coup for us and I'm sure the supporters will be just as excited as we are to have him back at Manchester City."
Wright-Phillips is expected to be presented to the media at a press conference at the City of Manchester Stadium tomorrow.
More to follow...
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