Manchester City send striker Enes Unal out on loan as teenager heads for Genk just weeks after signing from Bursaspor

  • Enes Unal has been sent out on two-season loan to Belgian side Genk
  • Manchester City only signed the 18-year-old a few weeks ago
  • Prolific Turkish striker arrived from Bursaspor and went on City’s tour

Manchester City have sent teenage striker Enes Unal out on loan to Belgian side Genk just weeks after signing the Turkey international from Bursaspor.

Unal, 18, made three appearances during City’s pre-season tour of Australia but will head to Belgium in the hope of playing regular football this season.


Manchester City’s 18-year-old Turkish striker Enes Unal is heading to Belgian side Genk for two seasons

Unal (left) celebrates with  team-mates including Jesus Navas and Samir Nasri during City’s win in Melbourne

City announced on Friday morning Unal’s loan spell with Genk will last for two seasons.



, who has one senior international cap, built a strong reputation in youth football. He scored 24 goals in 25 games for Turkey’s under-16 side and in 2013, at the age of 16, became the youngest goalscorer in the Turkish top flight when he struck against Galatasaray.




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