Aleksandar Kolarov: Man City defender joins Roma on three-year-deal
Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov has joined Serie A club Roma on a three-year deal for a fee of £4.5m.
The 31-year-old, who played 247 times for City, won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and two League Cups in his seven years with the club.
The Serbia full-back moved to City from Roma's rivals Lazio for £16m in 2010.
"I am extremely happy to be here," he said. "I will give 100% and more for Roma. My objective is always the same: to win."
On leaving City he added: "When I came in 2010, honestly, I didn't expect to play so long.
"Today is the day I have to say goodbye. For me, it's a very sad day. I am proud that I was part of making City the club that it is."
Kolarov is likely to be replaced at Manchester City by Monaco right-back Benjamin Mendy - with the two clubs having agreed a £52m deal for the 23-year-old.
Pep Guardiola is also expected to sign Real Madrid defender Danilo, 26, for £26.5m.
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