Barcelona officially signs Jordi Alba

The Catalan giant had reached an agreement with Los Che at the end of June, and the fullback has finally inked a contract after completing a medical.
Barcelona has officially completed the transfer of Jordi Alba from Valencia for a fee of 14 million euros.

The Catalans confirmed on their official website on Thursday that the left back has signed a contract until the summer of 2017.

The Blaugrana had reached an agreement with Los Che over a transfer fee at the end of June, and the Spain international has now signed his contract upon successful completion of a medical.

Jordi Alba, who has a 90m euro buy-out clause in his deal, will be presented to the supporters on the Camp Nou turf on Thursday evening, before giving his first press conference as a Barca player.

The 23-year-old came through the ranks at La Masia youth academy, but was released in 2005 before eventually breaking into the first team at Mestalla. has a new podcast! Goal Daily Podcast is a MUST for all Soccer fans and discusses the very latest news and views. What’s more when you sign up the service is FREE for the first month and you can cancel anytime.

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