Almeria have apologized to United following the acquisition of the player.
Spanish facet Almeria have signed Nottingham Forest winger Arvin Appiah and determined to troll Manchester United of their announcement tweet.
Appiah is taken into account some of the thrilling younger English skills and had signed a four-and-a-half-year cope with Nottingham Forest final January.
However the 18-year-old has been closely linked with a transfer this summer season and Manchester United have been one in all a number of golf equipment monitoring the teenager.
The youngster, born in Amsterdam but came through at Forest, ended a nine-year association with the former European champions when he opted for a move there. United’s reported curiosity seems to have sparked some light teasing from Almeria, who play in second division in Spain.
Appiah has penned a five-year contract at the Andalusian club after completing an €8.2 million move. “Nottingham Forest can confirm that forward Arvin Appiah has left the club to join Spanish side UD Almeria”, a statement from Forest read.
“The 18-year-old made his first-team debut last season, going on to make eight appearances for The Reds but now departs for an undisclosed fee. The club would like to thank Arvin for his time at the club and wish him well for the future.”
It didn’t take long for the Spanish side to poke fun at the Old Trafford outfit after announcing the news on Twitter alongside the caption: “Sorry Man Utd, Arvin Appiah is red and white.”
Appiah’s transfer is among the most expensive moves La Liga 2 deals in history. And it could see him face the likes of Lionel Messi within a year, should he help Almeria earn promotion.