Josko Gvardiol beats Man Utd and Chelsea stars in 15 most expensive defenders with Man City deal - gallery

Pep Guardiola has got his man in agreeing a bumper transfer fee for RB Leipzig star Josko Gvardiol.

Manchester City have agreed a deal with RB Leipzig for highly-rated defender Josko Gvardiol as Pep Guardiola prepared to defend the Premier League title once again.

Sky Sports report that the two sides have shaken hands on a staggering £77.6m transfer fee that will see the 21-year-old centre-back become one of the most expensive players in his position of all time.

The Croatian has been coveted by Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur in recent months thanks to his bright future ahead but Guardiola has landed his man as the Cityzens look to defend three titles next season.

Manchester City have set a few records for the most expensive defensive transfers ever and here's where that Gvardiol would place the move in the top 15 fees paid for defenders ever.

Transfer fees are taken from Transfermarkt and converted from euros to pounds using a current exchange rate.