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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

FOOTBALL : Man City sign Jesus Navas from Sevilla for 4 years

Manchester City have confirmed the signing of winger Jesus Navas from Sevilla on a four-year deal.

Navas, 27, passed a medical in New York to complete a deal worth an initial £14.9m, potentially rising to £15.9m over the course of his contract.

Navas, aged 27, has earned 23 caps for Spain. He is a pacy right winger, and part of Spain's successful 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 squads and is in the 23-man party picked for the eight-nation Confederations Cup, which starts on 15 June.

Navas spent his entire career to date at Sevilla, which is 20 miles north of his hometown of Los Palacios y Villafranca.

He was a key part of the Sevilla team that won the Uefa Cup in 2006 and 2007 but was held back earlier in his career by a fear of travelling away from his Andalusian home.

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