Austrian Bundesliga club Wolfsberger AC have announced the signing of former England under-18 international Ash Kigbu from Manchester City on a permanent deal.
Von @ManCity zum Wolfsberger AC!
Herzlich Willkommen Ash Kigbu!HLxcdHZ3fp pic.twitter.com/8HiJzmsaT1
— Wolfsberger AC (@WolfsbergerAC) July 31, 2018
Kigbu, a 19-year-old centre-back, has joined the top-flight Austrian club on a two-year deal with an option for a third year, and becomes the latest of many young players to leave the Etihad Stadium this summer.
Ash made 5 appearances in the Premier League 2 for City’s Elite Development Squad last season and featured twice for the under-19s in the UEFA Youth League.
The Manchester-born player is already in scenic Wolfsberg and will start training today.
Sporting director Christian Ilzer said of the youngster: “He’s a talented young player for the centre-back position where we have been looking for reinforcements for a long time.”
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