Man Utd complete deal for Espanyol youngster

Date published: Monday 4th September 2017 12:02

Manchester United have officially completed the signing of Espanyol youngster Arnau Puigmal.

The 16-year-old signed a deal with the club in July but has been awaiting international clearance ever since.

However, the move is now complete and Puigmal revealed his delight on Instagram: “Very happy and proud to announce that I am a new Manchester United player, a dream come true. It’s time to work, come on Red Devils!”

Puigmal is a Spain youth international and was named MVP at the Mediterranean International Cup this summer.

He has already played in friendlies with the club, scoring in the Under-18s 6-0 thumping of SV Ebensee in Austria, while United have also bolstered their Academy by bringing in Di’Shon Bernard and Aliou Traore from Chelsea and PSG respectively.

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