Villareal had first indicated an interest in the lanky forward but could not meet the asking price of Almeria.
Sadiq helped Almeria secure promotion to La Liga last season, and for two consecutive seasons has been their leading goalscorer.
In other news, Man City has signed Manuel Akanji from Dortmund for £15m. Securing Akanji’s signature becomes City’s fifth senior arrival of the summer after agreeing to a five-year contract with him.
The Swiss international had entered the final year of his contract and was yet to make an appearance for Dortmund this season but has played 158 times for the Bundesliga club since joining from Basel in 2018.
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