City swoops for Brazil defender Maicon

8/31/2012 8:37:22 AM

Maicon, 31, spent the last six seasons with Inter. He played 235 times for the Italian club, and scored 20 goals. He started his career at Cruzeiro in Brazil and has also played for Monaco in France.

The right back made his international debut in 2003, and has played 66 matches for Brazil. Terms of his contract with City were not disclosed.

City also signed winger Scott Sinclair from Swansea City on Friday.