Manchester City has signed a five-year contract with the Valencia striker Ferran Torres on Tuesday. The Sky Blues signed the 20-year-old will now be a part of the side until 2024-25 season.
Torres scored six goals in 44 appearances for Valencia this season and now, he is set to join Pep Guardiola’s side for a contract worth £ 37million deal.
Torres expressed his excitement on joining the new side as he 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, and he is a manager with a proven track record of improving players. To have him overseeing my development is a dream.
‘City has won plenty of trophies in the last 10 years and I hope I can play a role in continuing that success.’
Here we go! We’re delighted to announce the signing of @FerranTorres20 from Valencia on a five-year deal ✍️
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— Manchester City (@ManCity) August 4, 2020
Torres has been a wanted figure in the top European clubs, including the current La Liga champion Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid and Serie A champions Juventus.
The right-winger made his First team debut for Valencia back in November 2017 when he played as a substitute in the side’s win over Zaragoza by 4-1 in Copa Del Rey. Torres also holds the record for being the youngest player to appear in over 50 La Liga matches for this side.
He also made six appearances and contributed in Valencia’s successful Copa Del Rey campaign in 2019. Torres has played in 97 matches for Valencia so far, and also scored nine goals and 12 assists.