Man City re-signs Angelino from PSV Eindhoven
LONDON: Manchester City re-signed Spanish defense Angelino since PSV Eindhoven Wednesday after the Premier League The champions activated their repurchase clause of 5.3 million pounds.
Angelino left City last year but boss Pep Guardiola He was impressed enough with his progress in the Netherlands to decide to take him back to Etihad Stadium.
The 22-year-old, who signed a four-year contract, will compete for the left-back role of the City with Oleksandr Zinchenko and the often injured Benjamin Mendy.
I am thrilled to have rejoined City, a side playing incredible football under Pep Guardiola, Angelino told City's website.
Watching them while playing in the Netherlands has been a pleasure.
The performance of the city in the last two seasons has been incredible and I am very excited to return and contribute to the club's bet for more success.
"I believe my own game can develop under Pep's management and I am very confident that the club will go since strength to strength over the next few years."
Angelino originally joined City since The youth academy of Deportivo La Coruña. In 2013, he made three appearances before a series of loan periods in New York, Girona, Mallorca and NAC Breda.
Angelino joined PSV last season, making 34 league appearances, scoring one goal and providing 10 assists.
He also impressed in the Champions League, playing in the six group games of PSV against Barcelona, Tottenham and Inter Milan.
City Director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: Angelino is a hugely talented young player and is an accomplished defender with great potential.
Over the past year, I have gained excellent experience playing in the Eredivisie and the Champions League with PSV Eindhoven.
We are confident that it will bring additional defensive quality to our team.