Arminia Bielefeld goalkeeper Stefan Ortega Moreno has joined Manchester City on a free transfer. The Citizens announced: “Manchester City have completed the signing of goalkeeper Stefan Ortega Moreno on a three-year deal.
“The 29-year-old has joined the Club on a free transfer after his contract at Arminia Bielefeld expired.”
“This is a fantastic move for me,” Ortega said. “Manchester City are an amazing team – a squad with world-class quality in every area. To be given the chance to join this group of players and help continue the Club’s success is a dream for me.
“I have enjoyed my time in Germany and I want to thank the Arminia Bielefeld fans for their support. But this new challenge of coming to City and playing in the Premier League is too good for me to ignore.
“I can’t wait to get started, meet my teammates and begin working with Pep and his backroom staff.”
Director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: “This is a very good deal for City.
“Stefan has excellent pedigree – his career speaks for itself.
“We are signing a goalkeeper who has vast experience, and he will help us in our quest for more trophies.
“He has joined to compete with the other goalkeepers and help our youngsters, so it’s a transfer we are really pleased to have secured.”