Manchester United are not taking things lightly in this transfer window as they hope to fire on all cylinders come August. United took their pursuit for the next great star in football to Spain. United have just completed the just signing of Arnau Puigmal from Espanyol, according to report from the Sun.
The 16-years-old has flown to England to sign all the paper works. A deal has actually been in the radar since May but every necessary thing have now been finalized for the youngster to become a United player.
The teenager has been pictured at United training ground holding the club’s home jersey. Jose Mourinho did not waste time in signing one of the brightest prospects in Spanish football.
The young Spanish boy is enjoying his hit period as he netted on his debut for the U18 side against SV Ebensee in Austria on Friday. Puigmal was convinced to join United after being told of the plans to develop him into a first-team player at United over the coming years.
United are trying as much as possible to close the gap between them and neighboring club, Manchester City who has a state-of-the-art academy across town.
Manchester United, will be hoping to quickly integrate the teenager into their first team squad as soon as possible.