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Manchester City are delighted to announce Ederson will join the Club from Benfica on 1 July.

The Brazilian Under-23 goalkeeper will officially arrive in the summer after impressing for the Portuguese champions throughout the 2016/17 campaign.

He will become the Blues’ fourth Brazilian alongside Fernandinho, Fernando and Gabriel Jesus and is one of the brightest young goalkeeper prospects in world football.

Born Ederson Santana de Moraes, he began his career as a youth with São Paulo FC, spending two years before joining second tier Portuguese outfit Ribeirão in 2011.

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The promising teenager played 30 games before signing Primeira Liga side Rio Ave after just a season.

He would stay with Rio Ave for three seasons, playing 63 games in all competitions and catching the notice of many of Portugal’s bigger clubs including Benfica who bought the now Brazil Under-23 star youngster for a fee of around £500,000.

Ederson's 2017/18 home shirt is on sale now at mancity.com/shop.