Five top facts about City's latest Cardiff City signingFollowing the confirmation on Wednesday that Spanish forward Javi Guerra will join Cardiff City Football Club from July 1st, we bring you a top five list of facts for you to get to know City’s new front man.
1 – Javi Guerra scored as many goals as Gareth Bale in La Liga in the 2013-14 season, with his 15 goals in 37 appearances ranking the 32-year-old as the joint-ninth top scorer last season. That’s two more than title winning Atletico Madrid’s David Villa.
2 - Javi’s surname ‘Guerra’ translates to ‘War’ in English. The City striker will be up for the battle in the SkyBet Championship for the 2014-15 season.
3 – The Spanish frontman started his career at Barcelona based Espanyol and has also played for Granada, Mallorca, Alaves, Levante and Valencia in his native country.
4 – Guerra missed just one game of Valladolid’s 38 game La Liga season, a 2-2 draw with Elche in February. The Spanish forward made 149 appearances for the club in all competitions in total, scoring 72 goals.
5 – Javi is on twitter! Get following City’s new Spanish striker at @Teseo9Javi – We’ll be getting him verified very soon.
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