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Man Utd set to lose wonderkid Arnau Puigmal at end of season as 20-year-old midfielder CONFIRMS summer transfer exit

MANCHESTER UNITED starlet Arnau Puigmal has confirmed his intention to leave Old Trafford this summer.

The Spaniard arrived at Carrington four years ago as a promising 16-year-old.

Arnau Puigmal was a regular Man United's Under-23s


Arnau Puigmal was a regular Man United’s Under-23sCredit: Getty – Contributor

But in light of limited first-team opportunities, Puigmal has decided to try something new.

In a prepared graphic posted on social media, the 20-year-old wrote: “Four years ago I decided to leave everything behind and sign for Manchester United.

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“I took that plane to follow my dream of becoming a professional football player. And I would definitely go through it all over again.

“I’ve experienced many things that will be part of me forever.

“I’ve been lucky to share the changing room with one of the best teams, personally and professionally, I’ve ever played with.

“I will take great friends with me forever.

“Now I feel it’s time to put an end to this amazing phase of my life. But first, I just wanted to thank every person in this club that has helped me from day one.

“I feel blessed that our path crossed, and you will always be in my heart.

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Puigmal, 20, scored seven goals in 12 appearances for United's youngsters this term


Puigmal, 20, scored seven goals in 12 appearances for United’s youngsters this termCredit: Getty

“Once a red, always a red.”

Puigmal received a number of supportive comments from team-mates, friends and supporters.

United first-team star Mason Greenwood wrote: “Good luck bro.”

While Dylan Levitt enthused: “What a guy , what a player, gonna miss you bro.”

Dishon Bernard added: “Papi ❤️🥺 gonna miss you brother.”

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Manchester City star Eric Garcia, who also appears primed for a return to Spain, commented: “Let’s go bro 💪😘.”

Puigmal has been linked with a move Spanish side Almeria this summer.

And former team-mate Largie Ramazani, who made the switch from Old Trafford last summer, wrote: “What a player 👏 good luck bro 😏”.

Puigmal appeared in one first-team matchday squad with United, remaining an unused substitute in last season’s 2-1 Europa League defeat to Astana.

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