Nottingham Forest winger Arvin Appiah has joined Spanish side Almeria for a fee of around £8million.
The 18-year-old, who made his first-team debut last season, made eight appearances for Forest with the City Ground club reporting he leaves “for an undisclosed fee”.
“The club would like to thank Arvin for his time at the club and wish him well for the future,” read the club’s website.
Almeria claim that Manchester United were interested in Appiah and they even trolled the Premier League big guns on social media.
Intermediary Tony Appiah told Sky Sports: “He’s excited for this new challenge. It’s great to be part of the new project at Almeria.”
The Segunda Division club were recently taken over by a Saudi businessman Turki Al-Sheikh.
Al-Sheikh is a Saudi investor is understood to have bought the club for around €20m.
— UD Almeria (@UDAlmeria_Eng) September 2, 2019
The Sun claimed yesterday that Appiah had been tracked by Manchester United, but Almeria have sealed a deal to secure him on a permanent deal.