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Man United teenager Facundo Pellistri joins Alaves on loan

Manchester United’s teenage Uruguayan forward Facundo Pellistri has joined Spanish La Liga strugglers Alaves on loan until the end of the season. Photo: @ManUtd/Twitter

Manchester United’s teenage Uruguayan forward Facundo Pellistri has joined Spanish La Liga strugglers Alaves on loan until the end of the season. Photo: @ManUtd/Twitter

Published Jan 31, 2021

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MANCHESTER – Manchester United youngster Facundo Pellistri has joined La Liga side Alaves on loan for the rest of the season, the Premier League club said on Sunday.

The 19-year-old Uruguayan forward has yet to make a first-team appearance for United, having joined them from Penarol in October for a reported £9 million ($12.34 million).

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After featuring for United's Under-23 side, Pellistri will now head to Spain in a bid to gain regular first-team experience with Alaves, who are involved in a relegation battle.

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