Llorente Set To Undergo Swansea Medical

Swansea have agreed a deal to sign the Spanish striker Fernando Llorente from Sevilla.

Llorente is set to sign for Swansea.
Llorente is set to sign for Swansea.

The 31-year-old, who was part of the Spain squads that won the 2010 World Cup and 2012 European Championship, is due to undergo a medical on Friday.

It is understood the former Athletic Bilbao and Juventus forward has been handed a two-year deal.

Llorente won five major trophies at Juventus – including three Serie A titles – and appeared as a substitute in the 2015 Champions League final. But he was not a regular starter by the time he returned to La Liga with Sevilla, where he largely acted as Kevin Gameiro’s understudy.

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He started 14 times in his solitary season, scoring four times.No transfer fee has been announced for the player, though Sevilla were keen to sell him having made him one of their highest earners when he arrived on a free transfer last summer.

Swansea were in need of attacking reinforcements, having allowed Alberto Paloschi, Bafetimbi Gomis and Portugal’s Euro 2016 hero Eder to move on.

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