Unal pens long-term Villarreal deal

Enes Unal Twente

Enes Unal is ready to begin a new chapter in his career after leaving Manchester City to sign a five-year contract with Villarreal.

The Turkey international departs the Etihad Stadium having not made a single appearance for City in the two years since his arrival from hometown club Bursaspor in 2015.

Unal was sent out on loan to Genk and NAC Breda for the 2015/16 campaign, before linking up with Twente last season. He caught the eye there after scoring 18 goals in 32 Eredivisie outings.

The 20-year-old has now accepted the Yellow Submarine's offer to ply his trade in Spain, completing a £12 million deal.

A statement from the La Liga club read: "He is a strong player of great stature, but also possesses great technical ability with the ball at his feet: dribbling, change of pace, a knack for getting in behind the defence and attacking the goal.

"Strong in the air, Unal also has a powerful shot and is dangerous on set plays, making him the complete footballer at just 20 years old."

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