Date: 20th August 2012 at 10:06am
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Wednesday have confirmed the signing of striker Rodri from Barcelona B, subject to international clearance.

The 22-year-old arrives at Hillsborough on a season-long loan from the Spanish side, with some reports indicating there could be the option of a permanent move at the end of the campaign.

He told the official SWFC website: ‘I am very happy to be here and I can’t wait to get started.

‘I was at the game on Saturday and I though the team did very well in the second half, the fans on a scale of 0-10 were definitely a 10. It was a massive crowd that came from Sheffield.

‘That was an away game for the club so I can’t wait to see them in a home game.

‘I come here with a lot of excitement and I want to start as soon as possible.’

The striker came through the youth ranks at Sevilla before Barcelona splashed out over £1 million for his services last summer. He made 35 appearances for Barcelona B in Spain’s Segunda Division last term, scoring eight goals.