Done deal: Inter Milan sign Barcelona's Montoya
Inter Milan have completed the signing of Montoya from Barcelona on a two-year loan deal with option to retain him on permanent basis.
"F.C. Internazionale is delighted to announce that Martin Montoya has joined the club on loan from FC Barcelona," read a statement on the Italian club's official website. "The Nerazzurri have an option to make the deal permanent.
"The defender arrived in Milan to undergo a medical yesterday, with the formalities now completed.
"The 24-year-old Spanish defender has won nine trophies over the course of his domestic and international career, and arrives off the back of Barcelona’s successful treble-winning season last term.
"Everyone here at Inter would like to wish Martin a very warm welcome!"
Montoya is the second centre-half to join Inter on Friday, with the Roberto Mancini's squad also having been bolstered by the arrival of Colombia international Jeison Murillo from Granada.