Manchester City have completed the transfer of Wilfried Bony from Swansea for a reported fee of £28million.
The clubs confirmed the transfer of the 26-year-old Ivory Coast striker on their official websites on Wednesday afternoon. He has penned a four-and-a-half-year contract.
Bony had earlier been pictured holding a Manchester City shirt at the Ivory Coast's pre-African Nations Cup camp in Abu Dhabi, from where his international federation had revealed on Wednesday morning that he had signed for the Barclays Premier League champions.
Bony scored 34 goals in 70 appearances for Swansea following his club record £12m move from Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem in summer 2013 and was the Barclays Premier League's top goalscorer in the calendar year of 2014.
City boss Manuel Pellegrini said he was delighted to add Bony, who will wear the number 14 shirt, to a strikeforce containing Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic.
"He is very difficult to mark because he is so strong," Pellegrini told the official club website.
"He is an intelligent footballer who has skill and power.
"His goals record has been excellent since he came to England. He adapted very quickly to the game here and I think he will settle in at City quickly.
"He will be a very good addition to our squad. We now have four top-class strikers and I am looking forward to seeing them work together."