Manchester City have signed 20-year old winger Ferran Torres from Valencia on a 5-year contract for an initial fee of £20.8m plus bonuses.
The Spain U21 international becomes Pep Guardiola’s first summer signing amid reports that plans are underway to sign new players including Nathan Ake of relegated Bournemouth.
Posting on Twitter following the official unveiling, Torres said:
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I am so happy to be joining City. Every player wants to be involved in attacking teams and Manchester City are one of the most attacking in world football.
Pep (Guardiola) encourages a really open, aggressive style, which I love, and he is a manager with a proven track record of improving players. To have him overseeing my development is a dream.
City have won plenty of trophies in the last 10 years and I hope I can play a role in continuing that success.
City moved for Torres following Leroy Sane’s transfer to Bayern Munich last month.
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