LISBON, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 24: Javi Garcia of SL Benfica in action during the UEFA Champions League play-off second leg match between SL Benfica and FC Twente at Estadio da Luz on August 24, 2011 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)
As per Sky Sports News. A few paper work issues held up the deal but all contracts were signed before 11pm.
The fee is £16m plus some add-on's.
Welcome Javi Garcia. His grinning face has just been on Sky Sports News. Be prepared to lose that tan, Javi!
OFFICIAL: A frenetic Friday concludes as— City Watch (@City_Watch) August 31, 2012
#mcfc complete the signing of Benfica and Spain midfielder Javi Garcia for an initial £16million.
Before the red tops begin with the fake transfer fees, Benfica have confirmed Garcia's fee is £15.8million + £2.4million in variables.— City Watch (@City_Watch) August 31, 2012