Manchester United Complete Signing Of Angelo Henriquez

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - MAY 13: Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on May 13, 2012 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Chile Under-21s midfielder Angelo Henriquez.

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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