Manchester United have secured the services of Spanish teenager Arnau Puigmal from Espanyol.
Even with the transfer window closed, Manchester United continue to sign players.
Arnau Puigmal, 16 years old, was close to signing for the Red Devils for months, and now, he has finally confirmed the same on social media with a picture.
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The player wrote: “Very happy and proud to announce that I am a new Man United player, a dream come true. It’s time to work, come on Red Devils!”
Puigmal is an exciting central midfielder who is full of energy on the pitch. Typically, the Spaniard has a great technique about his game as well.
The player was one of the top performers at Espanyol’s Cadete A side, where he has been for the last six years.
The signing of Arnau Puigmal is in line with the youth recruitment policy showcased this season.
The English club has signed a number of highly rated teenagers from around the globe. Manchester United seem keen on bringing the best young talent to Old Trafford.
Manchester United have also signed Aliou Badara Traore, a top player from France Under-16 setup. Ethan Galbraith from Northern Ireland and Largie Ramazani from Belgium are the two other 16-year-old signings at Old Trafford.
Written by Shorya Panwar
Has 20+ years of experience managing Schalke in Football Manager 2017. Believes wing-backs are the most complete footballers in the modern/evolved football. Writes weird stuff on his personal blog.