Nastasic: I didn't join Man City to be tourist

Matija Nastasic is delighted with his move to Manchester City. The former Fiorentina stopper made his City debut last week in defeat to Champions League opponents Real Madrid.

Matija Nastasic is delighted with his move to Manchester City.

The former Fiorentina stopper made his City debut last week in defeat to Champions League opponents Real Madrid.

Nastasic, 19, said: “I am very happy to be in ­Manchester. I have seen only a small part of the city, but it looks a nice place to live and my team-mates have made me feel very welcome. They have told me I will have a good lifestyle in Manchester.

“Of course, Florence is very beautiful... but I am a professional footballer. I go where the challenge is ­biggest.

“I am not here to be a ­tourist. I have not arrived to walk around art galleries.”

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