Manchester City loan Venezuelan midfielder Yangel Herrera to Granada

Venezuela midfielder Yangel Herrera has joined newly-promoted Granada from Premier League champions Manchester City.

Manchester City loan youngster Herrera to Granada

Manchester City have sent midfielder Yangel Herrera to LaLiga club Granada on a season-long loan. The 21-year-old returns to Spain after making 16 top-flight appearances for Huesca during the second half of last season.

Experience in Spain

The Venezuela international had spent the previous two years on loan at New York City, a sister club of the Premier League champions. Herrera also started three times at the recent Copa América, helping Venezuela to secure a 0-0 draw against Brazil.

His new club, Granada, sealed a return to LaLiga by finishing second in LaLiga 1|2|3 last season. City announced the transfer in a short Twitter statement, with Granada saying he would train with his new team-mates on Friday morning.