But what do we know about our cultured centre-half?
Find out more about Akanji in an episode of ‘Ask Man City Anything’.
He’s been sent a host of questions from City fans, presenters and former players – and he answers them here for our CITY+ cameras.
He's asked if Manchester feels like home yet, whether he could play other positions and what he can learn from his fellow centre-backs.
We also find out what it’s like playing in front of Ederson, why he’s found it so easy settling in and what he found hardest to master – mental arithmetic or playing out from the back
Check out the feature in full in the video player above.