Silva has been linked with a variety of footballing superpowers over the last few months, including Manchester United, after his influence in the Monaco side unexpectedly reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League.
But City have won the race, and not only did the club announce the £43 million capture today, but they were also able to present the player in his new Manchester City tracksuit.
And for eagle-eyed kit enthusiasts, you’ll be able to spot his new squad number too:
At just 22, Silva is still really young but his performances in Europe this season have underlined just how talented he is.
We have a feeling that Pep Guardiola will be signing a few more big-money players this summer – but what do you make of Silva’s capture?
Will he be a success in England?