Manchester City signs Turkish teen sensation Enes Unal


With Financial Fair Play sanctions lifted and the club set to spend big this summer, Manchester City’s first signing of the transfer window wasn’t for one of the biggest names in football.

Instead, the Citizens signed 18-year-old striker Enes Unal from Turkish side Buraspor for just over $3 million.

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You may not know his name yet, but still a teenager, Unal already has plenty of experience as Turkey’s most prized youth player.

His prolific goalscoring record saw him bag 24 goals in 25 games for Turkey’s U-16 team, and an absolutely ridiculous 182 goals in 110 appearances for the Buraspor reserve side.

Unal made his first team debut for Buraspor in 2013, and became the youngest player to score in the Turkish Super Lig at just 16 years of age.

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He made his first appearance for the Turkish senior national team earlier this year, and has played in the Europa League for Buraspor as well.