Ferran Torres has signed with Manchester City from Valencia on a five-year deal for reportedly 23 million euros.
- Last Updated: August 5, 2020, 11:29 AM IST
Manchester City have signed Spanish winger Ferran Torres from Valencia with the 20-year-old placing pen to paper on a five-year deal, the Premier League membership introduced on Tuesday.
Financial particulars weren’t disclosed however British media reported the switch price was 23 million euros (20.73 million kilos).
Torres scored six targets and had eight assists for Valencia in all competitions final season as they got here ninth in La Liga.
“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,” Torres instructed the membership web site.
“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.”
Torres joins City as a substitute for Germany winger Leroy Sane who moved to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich final month for 45 million euros plus add-ons.
“He’s young and still developing, but his technical qualities are exactly what we are looking for in a winger,” City’s director of soccer Txiki Begiristain mentioned of Torres.
“He’s quick, direct, can create space with one movement and is capable of producing match-winning moments.”
City have additionally been linked with a 41 million kilos ($53.56 million) transfer for Bournemouth central defender Nathan Ake as Guardiola seems to shut the hole on Premier League champions Liverpool subsequent season.
Second-placed City completed 18 factors adrift of the Anfield aspect however received the League Cup and are nonetheless within the Champions League, the place they lead Real Madrid 2-1 forward of their last-16 second-leg dwelling match on Friday.
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