Barcelona complete capture of Manchester City starlet

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Barcelona have officially confirmed their purchase of Manchester City starlet Denis Suarez, according to

The 19-year-old, who is touted as being the man who will ultimately succeed Xavi in Spanish football, completed his move to the Nou Camp on a four-year-contract.

Suarez originally signed for City in 2011, after the Manchester club fought off strong interest from the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United and, coincidentally, Barcelona.

The Spain U-20 international, who failed to make a senior appearance for the Citizens during his time in England, will slot into the Catalan's B team in order to continue his development. reports that the cost to Barcelona will be an initial fee of €1.8million but could contain almost €8million in add-ons, dependant upon appearances.

Suarez was voted City's Young Player of the Season in 2012.

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