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Breaking News: Confirmed - Shay Given Joins City

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Sky Sports has announced that Newcastle United number one goalkeeper, Shay Given has joined Manchester City on a four and a half year deal.

Given is City's fourth new signing of the January transfer window and although no details have been released, the fee is expected to be around the 8million mark.

Further details will be announced in due course.



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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 1 2009

Time: 8:01PM

Your Comments

Excellent signing, he may not be a giant but Joe Hart will learn a lot from him, and provide a good level of competition I hope this doesnt mean Hart never plays, I do think he will be England keeper one day
darryl28
Best news of the transfer window. A welcome addition and should see us shore up at the back with more direction.
Johnny Baguette
I am very happy ... And good luck "Shay" with new challenge.
city 81
City seem to be shaping up into a tema that shoudl be in the UEFA cup. With Shay that could well be reality. Good Luck.,
LeeCookFan
fantastic signing for mcfc, as an ireland fan i'm happy to see given go to a more competitive club.
wrestler313
Given is a top class signing for us. Massive experience at Premiership and Intenational levels. Just the right sort of background we need to get the most out of the back line, who have been rudderless in a storm. He'll bring the best out of joe Hart too. Big Joe is a phenomenal prospect and hopefully future England Number 1, but goalies improve all the way into their thirties and we need the real deal right now.
Sindbad
I rate Given highly and Joe Hart should hopefully learn a lot from him. If Kasper sticks around he may do the same and we may find ourselves with three top class Keepers.
Buzz Lightyear
probably the best signing of the window......!!!!
lincolnblue
Great buy, can't see Kasper staying but Joe will be the main beneficiary from this.
Doody
 

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