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David targets Silva-ware

Spain's World Cup-winning winger David Silva completed his move to Premier League club Manchester City from Valencia last night.

The 24-year-old underwent a medical yesterday having agreed a four-year contract. City's website did not disclose the fee but the Abu Dhabi-owned club are reported to have paid around £24m for Silva.

City, who announced the signing of Silva in June, finished fifth in the Premier League last season but will be expecting a top-four finish this season and a place in the Champions League.

"I will be happy if at the end we are in the Champions League -- or if we win a trophy," Silva said.

"My first target is to get into the team, and then to fight for the league and the other competitions."

Silva is City's third signing during the close-season, following Roberto Mancini's capture of Hamburg's German international defender Jerome Boateng and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure from Barcelona.

"Roberto Mancini and Garry Cook have told me we are building a very good team with some of the best players in the world and we are going to fight for honours," added Silva, who will have a holiday before joining his new team.


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