Manchester United Sign Chile Under-21 International

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - FEBRUARY 15: Sir Alex Ferguson manager of Manchester United speaks to the media during a press conference on the eve of the Europa League match between Ajax and Manchester United at Amsterdam Arena on February 15, 2012 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Manchester United have completed the signing of 18-year-old Angelo Henriquez from Universidad de Chile, the club have confirmed.

Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson told the club's official website: "Angelo has made a tremendous impact on the game in his short career so far. His pace is a great asset and he reads the game really well for someone of such a young age.

"We have a proud record of developing young talent and Angelo fits the profile of a United player - skilful, attacking and someone who plays the game with real flair."

Henriquez, who will wear the number 21 shirt, and scored a remrkable 11 goals in just 17 appearances for his old club, stated: "I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world. Manchester United is a great team and has a great manager.

"To be able to be part of that is a huge honour and I can't wait to get started. I hope I can be part of many successful years with United."

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