Alba Barcelona’s player
Barcelona has reinforced its defensive options by signing Spain left back Jordi Alba from Valencia, the two clubs have confirmed, the espn.go.com reported.
The Catalan club said in a statement that the former Barcelona youth player will sign a five-year contract after passing a medical exam on Thursday.
Barcelona will pay its Spanish league rival $17.4 million for Alba. The move follows widespread reports that the one-time Manchester United target was set to sign a deal.