Spanish forward Ferran Torres has remaining Manchester City and concluded a long lasting move to La Liga aspect Barcelona.
Money information of the deal were being not disclosed but media claimed that Barcelona would shell out all-around 55 million euros ($A86 million) for the player, with a even further 10 million euros ($A16 million) in increase-ons.
Barca said Torres has signed a deal right up until June 2027 and the Spain international will have a release clause of 1 billion euros ($A1.5 billion)
“Hello Culers, I am quite delighted to announce that these days I will be part of the club. See you before long,” Torres explained in a online video.
Torres joined Metropolis from Spain’s Valencia in August past year on a 5-calendar year offer and created 43 appearances for the English prime- flight facet in all competitions, scoring 16 goals.
Barcelona were pressured to let their all-time foremost scorer Lionel Messi to go away the club this calendar year because of to “financial and structural hurdles” and have money owed of additional than 1.35 billion euros ($A2.1 billion).
Barcelona’s attacking alternatives had been weakened further more with the retirement of Argentine ahead Sergio Aguero at the age of 33 this thirty day period owing to a heart situation.
Torres has not performed given that he sustained a fractured foot in Spain’s UEFA Nations League closing defeat by France in Oct.
The 21-12 months-previous has scored 12 objectives in 22 internationals.
Barcelona are seventh in LaLiga following a bad get started to the marketing campaign which resulted in the sacking of coach Ronald Koeman, with previous club captain Xavi Hernandez getting above the reins.
Barcelona return to action following the wintertime crack on January 2.