Melbourne City have confirmed Aaron Mooy’s transfer to sister club and English Premier League giants Manchester City on a three year deal.

The 25 year old has established himself as one of the Hyundai A-League’s best midfielders, scoring 11 goals and racking up an all time record of 21 assists last season.

Mooy’s immaculate vision, passing and goal scoring ability has put him at the forefront of the next golden generation of Australian football.

Brian Marwood, Managing Director, City Football Services spoke of the move in Melbourne City official media release today.

“Aaron is an extremely talented player who possesses the attributes we hope to foster and encourage within the City Football Group.”

“With the unique model CFG provides, Aaron’s move to Manchester allows us to further expose him to a high standard of opportunities to ensure his professional growth.” 

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Melbourne City manager John van ‘t Schip also congratulated Mooy on the move to the Premier League giants.

“Aaron was a fantastic contributor to Melbourne City and we must first and foremost thank him for his involvement and impact during his time at the Club,” van’t Schip said.

“He is deserving of his new opportunity and we wish him all the best for the future.”

Imagery: Aleksandar Jason Photography