Wonderkid Man City Sold To Villarreal Named Player Of The Month, Citizens Have Buyback Clause

Enes Unal

Turkey international star Enes Unal has been voted the Villarreal player of the month award for March.

The Villarreal star was the star of the show in the 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon.

Unal came off the bench to score twice pulling off a shock away comeback against the Spanish giants.

The 20-year-old was presented with the award on the official club website.

Unal said: “I want to thank everyone that voted for me but I just want to say it is not important how many goals I score, what I care about is benefitting my team.”

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Manchester City sold Unal to Villarreal in a £12 million move but the summer but Citizens fans may not have seen the last of the young forward.

A source close to the player revealed to Turkish-Football that City have an option to sign Unal for £28 million [€32m] after his first season at Villarreal.

The fee rises to £29.7 million [€34m] in his second seasons and £31.4 million [€36m] in his third season.

If City do not wish to activate his buyback clause, Unal has a release clause set at £43.7 million [€50m].

The 20-year-old has six goals and four assists in all competitions for Villarreal this season.