By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline
Published: 12:01 BST, 1 August 2020 | Updated: 12:01 BST, 1 August 2020
Valencia winger Ferran Torres wants to follow in the footsteps of his hero Cristiano Ronaldo as he closes in on a move to the Premier League.
The 20-year-old is on the brink of signing for Manchester City for a fee of around £21millon plus bonuses.
City have identified Torres as a replacement for Leroy Sane and are understood to have agreed personal terms with the Spain Under 21 international over a five-year contract.
Ferran Torres, 20, says that he wants to follow in the footsteps of his hero Cristiano Ronaldo
City legend David Silva and Barcelona striker David Villa are among those Torres looks up to, but it is former Manchester United star Ronaldo he hopes to replicate on and off the pitch.
'From an early age I had two main references, one when I was very small and he arrived at Valencia and that was David Villa. Villa and David Silva the duo that took Valencia to such great heights,' Torres told BBC Sport.
'But for me, Cristiano above all is a great reference not just because of the way he plays his football but also because of the way he