Sunday 25 September 2016

Swansea sign Spanish striker Fernando Llorente on a two-year deal

Phil Blanche

Published 05/08/2016 | 20:02

Spain striker Fernando Llorente has joined Swansea on a two-year contract from Sevilla
Spain striker Fernando Llorente has joined Swansea on a two-year contract from Sevilla

Swansea have completed the signing of Spanish striker Fernando Llorente.

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The 31-year-old, who was part of the Spain squads that won the 2010 World Cup and 2012 European Championship, joins from Sevilla after scoring nearly 130 goals in a career which has also taken in Athletic Bilbao and Juventus.

"The striker, who will wear squad number nine, has signed a two-year contract at the Liberty Stadium after undergoing a successful medical," said a Swansea statement.

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