Manchester City loan Pedro Porro to Real Valladolid

Real Valladolid have confirmed they have signed Manchester City defender Pedro Porro on loan for the season.

It comes just days after City signed the defender in a €12m deal from Girona – their Spanish sister club – while Valladolid have an option to sign the player permanently.

Porro, 19, is a Spain Under-21 international and impressed across 35 first-team appearances for the Catalan club last season.

City are continuing their attempts to recruit a number of Europe’s brightest young talents and this is a move with a view to the future.

The news of Porro’s move was reported in El Mundo Deportivo on Thursday last week before being backed up by numerous reports across England and Spain.

Porro established himself as a starter under former Girona boss Eusebio Sacristán, being a first-choice ahead of Aday Benítez and replacing the departed Pablo Maffeo – also formerly of City.

Porro is predominantly a right-back and reportedly rejected Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid and Bayern Munich before moving to Montilivi earlier in the career.

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