Kyle Walker: I want to add trophies to my CV after swapping Tottenham for Manchester City

 
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Kyle Walker says he joined Manchester City to win trophies and play exciting football, after he was made the most expensive defender and English player of all time in a world-record transfer from Tottenham Hotspur.

The right-back, who cost City an initial £50m, wants to get his hands on silverware after failing to win a single trophy in his eight-year stint at White Hart Lane.

“With the size of the club, we need to go on and pick up silverware, get trophies left, right and centre, and hopefully that can add to my CV because I haven’t won that many things so far in my career," said Walker.

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"Tottenham was a great club, it helped me to get me to where I am now. I’ve learned a lot, especially under Mauricio Pochettino, he’s been fantastic with me.

“But sometimes your path isn’t there and you have to move on and what a place to come and take a different path. Just win trophies - that’s all I’m about and all I want to do.

"That's what I've come here for, to play exciting football and the most important thing - to win titles."

Various future installments included in the deal could see the final fee for the 27-year-old rise to £53m - surpassing the £50m Paris Saint-Germain paid for David Luiz in 2014 as the largest fee ever paid for a defender.