As expected, Manchester City have all but signed Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo, after agreeing terms with the La Liga side.
Having already brought in Jesus Navas from Sevilla this summer, it was expected that negotiations with Manchester City would move swiftly.
Both sides were eager to wrap up the deal before Sevilla head to South America on Wednesday for their pre-season tour and Negredo has already discussed his role at the Etihad with new Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini.
According to Marca, Manchester City and Sevilla have reached an agreement and it could be announced sometime on Tuesday.
Manchester City will pay 25 million euros up front for Negredo, with a large amount coming in cash and agree to pay an extra 3 million euros depending on the Spaniards progress in England.
All the paperwork between the two clubs and with the player is expected to be wrapped up on Tuesday.
The 27-year-old striker replaces Carlos Tevez at the Etihad and will provide stiff competition to the likes of Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko up front at Manchester City.
Negredo scored 25 goals in 36 La Liga matches in 2012/2013.