Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido admits they couldn't compete with Manchester City's spending power over the sale of Alvaro Negredo. Del Nido revealed Negredo would sign the "contract of his life" at City.
He said: "Manchester City are buying a great player, the top-scoring Spaniard in La Liga. This is a big deal for Sevilla, the second most important in our history after we sold (now-Barcelona full-back) Daniel Alves, and the player will sign the contract of his life.
"Everyone should be happy; it is a great deal for all three parties."