Ferran Torres made 44 appearances for Valencia final season.© AFP
Manchester City have introduced the signing of Valencia winger Ferran Torres on a five-year deal as Pep Guardiola appears to be like to bolster his attacking choices. The 20-year-old Spaniard, City’s first signing of the summer time switch window, has penned a five-year contract for a reported preliminary price of 20.9 million pound (USD 27 million). “I am so happy to be joining City,” Torres instructed the Premier League membership’s web site. “Every participant needs to be concerned in attacking groups and Manchester City are one of the attacking in world soccer.
“Pep 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.”
Guardiola is eager to strengthen his squad following the lack of their Premier League title to Liverpool — they’ve additionally agreed a 41 million pound price for Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake.
“We have followed Ferran’s progress closely and have been very impressed,” mentioned City director of soccer Txiki Begiristain.
“He is young and still developing, but his technical qualities are exactly what we are looking for in a winger. He is quick, direct, can create space with one movement and is capable of producing match-winning moments.”
Torres can play on both wing and function by means of the center, with tempo and a capability to beat gamers his principal attributes.
He made 44 appearances for Valencia final season, scoring six objectives.
Valencia tweeted: “You arrived at our Academy at 7 years old. We have been by your side through all this time seeing you grow as a footballer and as a person. At this point you have decided to separate our paths. @FerranTorres20 , we wish you the best with @ManCity.”
Two-time defending champions City completed 18 factors behind Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool, who have been topped champions in June after a three-month hiatus because of the coronavirus.
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