Roque Santa Cruz has completed to transfer to Manchester City from Blackburn after under going at medical at Eastlands.

The Paraguayan has signed a four-year deal and links up again with former Blackburn boss Mark Hughes who brought him over to England from Bayern Munch when in charge at Ewood Park.

The 27-year-old was under contract with Blackburn until 2012 but had a buy-out clause'  for £18m.

The striker said:

santa cruz transfer to man city It’s been close to happening for a while. Now I can focus on doing my best for the club.

Meanwhile Portsmouth’s England defender Glen Johnson has agreed to join Liverpool in a £17.5m move.

The Pompey player has established himself as an England regular after a fine spell at Fratton Park and is moving to Merseyside despite interest from Chelsea and Man City.

It is understood Pompey still owe Liverpool £7m from the deal that saw them buy Peter Crouch last summer.

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