After long and tough negotiations, the deal eventually went through.
Mendy is City's fifth major signing of the summer and takes their spending to more than £200m.
It will be a golden opportunity for soccer crazy fanatics in India to bear the first-hand testimonial to a player who might be monopolising the sports headlines in years to come.
Club president Florentino Perez arrived in L.A. on Friday night, accompanying new signing Ceballos and his Spain under-21 colleagues Marco Asensio, Jesus Vallejo, Borja Mayoral and Marcos Llorente, who were all joining up with the squad after playing in the European Under-21 Championship. "He wants regular first-team football before the World Cup next summer". The player arrived at Santiago Bernabeu with a lot of hype surrounding him, having been hailed by many as the 'next Dani Alves'.
But Guardiola's attempts to find a buyer for him have been complicated by a Uefa probe investigating whether he has breached doping regulations. He moved to Marseille in 2013 where he made 101 appearances over three seasons and made his mark.
These sums are huge and the complexity of this deal is obvious, but if Neymar did join PSG then his marketability would surely see them recoup plenty of cash in other ways. Speaking of the Brazilian, he said: "I watch his control, his crossing and I like his defensive qualities".
After fantastic performances, he even became a part of French national team for which he played for games in this year.
"We are always considering the market", Zidane said. For such a young player, he has a wealth of top-level experience.
Became the world's most expensive goalkeeper in the summer of 2017 as City sought further reinforcements in a key area of the field - with a gamble on Claudio Bravo failing to pay off.
Sterling's spot is under increased threat with the potential for Sanchez and Bernardo's move from Monaco.