Kiyotake makes Sevilla move

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Japanese midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake has signed for Europa League champions Sevilla after passing his medical with the Spanish club on Friday.

The 26-year-old joins Sevilla on a four-year deal from Bundesliga club Hannover 96 after the two clubs agreed on the terms of the transfer, a statement on the official Sevilla website read.

“I feel very happy, I want to be of great value to Sevilla,” he said.

Kiyotake has been capped 36 times for Japan and have scored three goals for the national team. He spent four seasons at Hannover.