Manchester Metropolis have signed Ferran Torres from Valencia in a deal price £20.8million.
The pacy winger handed a medical in Barcelona immediately and membership officers afterwards accomplished the formalities of a five-year contract.
Torres shouldn’t be anticipated to affix up with the Blues till they return to coaching subsequent month forward of the brand new Premier League season, and is ineligible for the Champions League marketing campaign which continues with the go to of Actual Madrid for the second leg of the final 16 tie on Friday evening.
“I’m so joyful to be becoming a member of Metropolis,” Torres stated. “Each participant desires to be concerned in attacking groups and Manchester Metropolis are some of the attacking in world soccer.
“Pep encourages a very open, aggressive fashion, which I like, and he’s a supervisor with a confirmed observe report of enhancing gamers. To have him overseeing my improvement is a dream.
“Metropolis have gained loads of trophies within the final 10 years and I hope I can play a task in persevering with that success.”
Director of soccer Txiki Begiristain added: “We’ve got adopted Ferran’s progress intently and have been very impressed.
“He’s younger and nonetheless growing, however his technical qualities are precisely what we’re on the lookout for in a winger. He’s fast, direct, can create area with one motion and is able to producing match-winning moments.
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“I really feel that is the proper place for him to develop and with Pep in cost he can take his sport to the subsequent degree.”
Metropolis have additionally lined up Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake however he’s unlikely to finish an preliminary £40million deal till subsequent week on the earliest.