World Cup Top 10: Goals by City players
The versatile defender has made quite an impression since joining the club in the summer and his performances under Pep Guardiola earned him a place in Murat Yakin’s squad for the 2022 tournament in Qatar.
Since then, he has played every minute of his country’s run in the competition to date, advancing to the round of 16 by finishing second in Group G.
Switzerland opened their quest for World Cup glory with a 1-0 win over Cameroon, then confirmed their place in the round of 16 with a dramatic 3-2 win over Serbia after losing 1-0 to Brazil in the second day.
Domestically, the 27-year-old has made 12 appearances since arriving at the Etihad Stadium, with six clean sheets.
In our latest showreel, which highlights the best parts of Akanji in a City jersey, we see precise passing, excellent aerial skills and calm on the ball.
Take a look at their most memorable moments so far via the video above!