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Fernando Llorente: Swansea City complete signing of Sevilla striker

Fernando Llorente celebrates with his Sevilla team-mates

Swansea City have completed the signing of Spain striker and World Cup winner Fernando Llorente from Sevilla for an undisclosed fee.

The 31-year-old, who will wear the number nine shirt, has signed a two-year contract.

A tall and powerful target man with seven goals in 24 appearances for Spain, Llorente is a significant signing for the Premier League side.

He scored seven goals in 36 appearances in all competitions last season.

He rose to prominence with Athletic Bilbao and joined Juventus in 2013, spending two years in Italy before moving back to Spain with Sevilla.

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins has previously said the Welsh club want at least two new strikers after the summer departures of forwards Alberto Paloschi, Eder and Bafetimbi Gomis.

Swansea have also enquired about Premier League champions Leicester City's Argentine striker Leonardo Ulloa.

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