Facundo Pellistri pictured in Manchester United kit for the first time
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Facundo Pellistri pictured in Manchester United kit for the first time

Manchester United fans have for the first time seen their summer signing Facundo Pelllistri in the club's kit. 

The 18-year-old was one of the four signings made on the last day of the summer transfer window, alongside Edinson Cavani, Alex Telles, and Amad Diallo. 

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Pellistri's fellow countryman and summer arrival Cavani has already heaped praise on the youngster, saying 'he loves how he plays'. 

“Pellistri is a young lad and I really love the way he plays the game. He’s the typical South American footballer who has that mischievous nature to his game, and the way he lives his football is a bit like, as we say in Uruguay,  being on el campito, as we call it, a makeshift pitch where you have a kickabout for fun with your mates or whoever.

"He’s a youngster who has a lot to learn but who has a lot to offer too. He’s already shown what he can do at Peñarol, in the games where he’s featured. I’ve liked him from the moment he made his first-team debut at Peñarol, I liked him a lot.

"He’s coming here to the club, without a doubt determined to learn and mature as a player, but also to make a good contribution here himself. Learning his trade here is also going to be a great experience for him. So it’s going to be good meeting up with him and traveling together on this journey in this new chapter for us both.”

The youngster could however be shipped out on loan to gain first-team experience. 

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