Manchester City have confirmed the signing of Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo from Sevilla.The 27-year-old, who has 14 Spain caps and six international goals, follows Jesus Navas from Seville. Negredo will cost City a reported initial fee of £16.4million plus add-ons of up to £4.2million.
Brazilian full-back Maicon has joined Roma from Manchester City on a permanent deal. The 31-year-old joined City last summer from Inter Milan but struggled to win a regular place in the first team.
Meanwhile the Blues are also closing in on the signing of Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo. He has announced he will be moving to the Etihad Stadium, subject to a medical.