Albion make record swoop for Valero

West Bromwich Albion have signed Spanish midfielder Borja Valero from Real Mallorca for a club record £4.7 million.

The 23-year-old agreed a four-year contract after passing a medical, the Premier League club confirmed on its official website.

Albion manager Tony Mowbray believes Valero will be a perfect fit for his side's passing game.

"I'm delighted to welcome Borja to the club. From a footballing point of view he possesses many of the attributes I like in a player," Mowbray said.

"Borja can link up the play from back to front and he will enhance the excellent midfield options we already possess."