Ex-Manchester City wonderkid completes Sevilla loan

Former Manchester City youngster Denis Suarez has completed a two-year loan move from Barcelona to Sevilla.

Barcelona announced on their official website yesterday that Denis Suarez's loan move would be part of the £20 million deal that sends Croatian star midfielder Ivan Rakitic in the opposite direction.

The 20-year-old will ply his trade in Seville for the next two years in the hope that the move will help to mature him and make him a better player overall.

It wasn't too long ago that Denis Suarez was deemed a super-star in the making at Manchester City. The current Premier League champions fended off interest from Barcelona back in May 2011 when they signed the Spaniard for £850,000 at the age of just 17-years-old.

He never made his professional debut for the Manchester City senior side, but he was highly regarded in the reserves and youth setup, so much so that in 2012 he was voted the northwest club's young player of the season.

Last August Barcelona came back in for the promising striker, and City parted with him for £1 million.

Since his transfer he has been a key player in helping Barcelona's B team match their highest ever finish in the Segunda Division, finishing third place.

He made 36 appearances for Barca B last season scoring 7 goals and making 10 assists. Just like his Liverpool namesake Luis Suarez, young Denis is known to be a free kick and dribbling specialist. Many of his 7-goals came from direct free kicks and he was the most fouled player in the Spanish second division last season.

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