Manchester City wrap up Alvaro Negredo signing, to wear no.9 shirt

Recognised as one of La Liga's most potent strikers in recent years, the 27-year old was fourth top scorer in Spain last season with 25 league goals, trailing only Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Radamel Falcao. He though was Spain's top-scorer in the league.

updated: July 19, 2013 16:00 IST
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Manchester City have completed the signing of Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo from Sevilla, the club confirmed on Friday.

Negredo, 27, follows former team-mate Jesus Navas to the Ethiad stadium for a reported initial fee of £16.4 million ($25 million, 19 million euros), which could rise to £20 million with add-ons.

"City are delighted to announce the signing of Alvaro Negredo, who becomes the club's third new recruit of the summer," the club's website announced.

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