Boyata makes Twente switch

  • Last Updated: September 1 2012, 1:39 BST

Dedryck Boyata has joined Dutch outfit FC Twente on a season-long loan from Premier League champions Manchester City.

Dedryck Boyata: Belgian defender joins Steve McClaren's side

Manager Roberto Mancini has admitted he cannot guarantee the 21-year-old defender a starting role under him this season.

Steve McClaren's side, who currently sit at the top of the Eredivisie, have been keen to strengthen their squad as they look to challenge for the title.

The Belgian star was also being tracked by Scottish Premier League champions Celtic.