Manchester City has completed the signing of winger Ferran Torres from Valencia for a sum of £21 million ($27m). Torres has signed a five year deal at Manchester City. He has been bought to fill in the void left Leroy Sane, who recently joined Bayer Munich.
Ferran Torres had attracted interest from all over Europe. Big Clubs like Juventus ,Manchester united ,Real Madrid , Atletico Madrid and Dortmund were all interested in the 20 year old. Pep Guardiola personally had a chat with Torres and convinced him to join city.
Torres on signing for Manchester City
After completing his signing Torres was interviewed by Manchester City’s media team. Torres said “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 encourages a really open, aggressive style, which I love. 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. I hope I can play a role in continuing that success.” Added Torres.
The Champions League ban was lifted from Manchester City in the month of July. Now many top class European players are interested in joining Manchester City. Cityzens are currently trying to sign Dutch midfielder Nathan Ake from relegated Bournemouth.
City Director of Football on the signing
Txiki Begiristain Manchester City’s director of football added “We have followed Ferran’s progress closely and have been very impressed. 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. I feel this is the perfect place for him to develop and with Pep in charge he can take his game to the next level.”