Yaya Toure has completed his move to Barcelona from Monaco, the Primera Liga club has announced.

The Ivory Coast midfielder signed a four-year deal on Tuesday and cost the Catalans nine million euros (£6million).

A statement on the club´s website, www.fcbarcelona.com, said: "The 24-year-old is now a new Barca player after passing a medical before travelling to the club´s offices where he put pen to paper on a deal that ties him to the Blaugrana until 2011."

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