Catalan club, Barcelona has confirmed the transfer of spanish defender Jordi Alba from Valencia. The former Barcelona youth player penned a five-year deal after passing a medical exam on Thursday.

Speaking on the transfer, the 23 year-old who also doubles as a winger stated, "I knew the negotiations were well-advanced. I am happy to return home. It has been a double satisfaction for me: qualifying for the Euro final with Spain and now the confirmation of my transfer to Barça."

Barcelona paid Valencia £14m for the Spanish international.

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