Puigmal dazzled from his first meetings in the United youth academy and a few months after arriving in Manchester He signed his first professional contract, in January 2018. Mourinho, who at that time was in command of the first team, was impressed by the talent of the young Spanish.Nicky Butt, who is currently the director of the network quarry, highlighted during the signing of the contract what they think of the former Espanyol club: “We have been very impressed. He has adapted very well, made efforts to master English quickly. He has all the attributes to become a great player ”. At the moment, in Puigmal’s plans is the objective of going with Spain U-19 to the Eurocopa of the category in order to demonstrate that he can start having minutes in the United first team… Arnau Puigmal, 19, is one of the Spaniards who in recent years have decided to complete their last years of training before making the leap to professional in England. Examples such as those of Fàbregas, Piqué or Bellerín encourage young talents to accept the succulent offers that the greats of the Premier They make the most promising footballers of the different Spanish quarries every season.In the case of Puigmal, was the great promise of the Espanyol quarry, where he entered the 2010-11 season from Sant Cugat. He is a very physical midfielder, with ease to reach the rival area and with a lot of goals. The classic box to box, what they say in England. Those virtues soon sparked the interest of English clubs, aware that its characteristics are perfectly adapted to soccer played on the islands. Finally, it was Manchester United who managed to convince him in the summer of 2017. The red devils They were concerned about the recruitment of talents that had been carried out in recent years by their neighbor, City, who that same year managed to recruit Éric García, from Barcelona. The signing of Puigmal was taken as a demonstration that his quarry policy also continues to work.