Manchester City sign Valencia winger Ferran Torres

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Manchester City have completed the signing of Valencia winger Ferran Torres for 23m euros (£20.87m).

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He is City’s first summer signing and replaces Germany forward Leroy Sane, who left on 3 July for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

The 20-year-old has signed a five-year contract.

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“Every player wants to be involved in attacking teams and Manchester City are one of the most attacking in world football,” Torres said.

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“I am so happy to be joining City.”

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City’s director of football Txiki Begiristain 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.”

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City have also had a £40m bid for Bournemouth centre-back Nathan Ake accepted.

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