Jan. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Premier League soccer team Wigan today confirmed the loan signing of Manchester United’s 18-year-old Chilean striker Angelo Henriquez until the end of the season.
Henriquez joined United during the off season though has yet to play a game for the record 19-time English champion.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for me and I am really excited after the manager has given this chance for me to prove myself,” Henriquez said in comments published on Wigan’s website.
His first appearance for the Latics could come in the team’s F.A. Cup game against Bournemouth in three days.
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