Official: Man Utd star moves to Italy

English Premier League

A Manchester United star has secured a move to Serie A giants Napoli for the rest of the 2021/2022 season.

Axel Tuanzebe struggled to get regular game time while on loan at Aston Villa, making 11 appearances across all competitions.

The Red Devils have decided to recall the 24-year-old from Villa and he will now spend the second half of the campaign on loan with Napoli.

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Statement:

SSC Napoli can confirm the signing of Axel Tuanzebe from Manchester United on a loan deal until 30 June 2022.

Axel Tuanzebe came through the Manchester United academy and made his Premier League debut for the Red Devils during the 2016/17 season.

In the summer of 2018 he joined Aston Villa then returned to Manchester for two seasons before rejoining the Villans on loan in 2021.

Tuanzebe has made 28 appearances in the Premier League and is Aston Villa's youngest defender with at least nine appearances this season.

The Congo-born defender has represented England at U17, U19, U21 level.

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