Facundo Pellistri Completes Loan Move To Alaves

Manchester United winger Facundo Pellistri has completed a loan move to Spanish club Alaves for the remainder of the season.

The Uruguayan signed for the Old Trafford club in the summer of 2020 and has made a series of impressive appearances for their Under-23 side over the last few months.

Pellistri will now head to La Liga in a bid to gain regular first-team experience and make the next few steps in his development.

 The youngster has a five-year contract with the Red Devils, with the option to extend for a further year, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he believes the 19-year-old has a bright future.

Upon his signing, the Norwegian said: “Our scouts have followed Facundo for a long time and we believe that he will be a real talent for the long term.

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“Whilst we understand it will take time for him to adapt to the English game, he is capable of having an impact with his pace and ability to beat his opponent.”

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