Manchester City midfielder Manu Garcia joins Alaves on loan

Alaves finished top in Spain's second division in the 2015-16 campaign and will play in La Liga after a 10-year wait.

By: Reuters | Published: August 16, 2016 4:21:09 pm
Manu Garcia, Manu Garcia Manchester City, Manu Garcia Man City, Manu Garcia loan, Manu Garcia transfer news, Manu Garcia Alaves, Alaves, Manchester City, Manchester, football, sports, sports news Manu Garcia, who arrived at City’s youth academy in 2013 from Sporting Gijon, is under contract with Manchester City until June 2017. (Source: Reuters)

Spanish midfielder Manu Garcia has joined La Liga outfit Alaves on a season-long loan from Premier League side Manchester City, both clubs announced on Tuesday.

The 18-year-old, who arrived at City’s youth academy in 2013 from Sporting Gijon, is under contract with the English club until June 2017.

A statement from Alaves read: “Deportivo Alaves has secured the services of Manu Garcia, a young and promising player from Manchester City.

“The talented footballer, arrives on a season-long loan and with a lot of enthusiasm to showcase his talent in the La Liga Santander.”

City also confirmed the move on their twitter account and wrote: “Manu Garcia has joined La Liga side Alaves on a season long loan…Good luck Manu!”

Alaves finished top in Spain’s second division in the 2015-16 campaign and will play in La Liga after a 10-year wait. The Basque outfit begin the campaign against Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium on Sunday

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