Nicolas Otamendi has told ESPN FC Radio that he moved to Manchester City to realise his "boyhood dream" of playing in the Premier League.
Otamendi, 27, was linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid but chose to move to City from Valencia for a fee that sources told ESPN FC was £31.5 million.
The Argentina international said he had been convinced to make the move by City boss Manuel Pellegrini and his countryman Sergio Aguero.
And he explained: "Since the time I spoke with Aguero during...
MANCHESTER -- Manuel Pellegrini has insisted he is happy with Manchester City's striking options, even though he only has one senior centre-forward option available for Saturday's game at Watford.
City have allowed Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic, who joined Roma and Inter Milan respectively, to leave this summer and have replaced neither.
Wilfried Bony will miss the Watford game after suffering a gash in his leg in training, which leaves Sergio Aguero as the only experienced striker available.