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Angelino: 11 things you might not know

Angelino joined the champions earlier this week - here are a few facts and stats you might not know...

1Name game

Angelino was born José Ángel Esmorís Tasende on 4 January 1997.

2Blue Spanish Eyes

He hails from the northwest Spanish town of Coristanco


Angelino started his youth career with Deportivo La Coruna where he would spend six years from the age of 10.

4La Liga giants

During his time with Deportivo, Angelino was continually linked with Barcelona and Real Madrid, so highly rated was the youngster.

5Flying start

After joining City in 2014, he won the MCFC EDS Player of the Year in his first full campaign.

6Loan Ranger

He has had four loan spells around the world in his short career – in America with New York City FC; in Spain with Girona and Majorca; and in Holland with NAC Breda.

7Watching brief

He was just 17 when he appeared on City’s bench as an unused sub against Sunderland in 2014

8Gael force

Angelino made his City debut away to Aston Villa in 2016 aged 19 – he replaced Gael Clichy on 81 minutes as City went on to win 4-0.

9Swans start

In 2016, Angelino made only his second City appearance when he started the 2-1 EFL Cup win at Swansea City.

10Double Dutch

He has twice been voted on the Eredivisie Team of the Year in 2018 and 2019.

11Name game

In total, Angelino has made 109 appearances - mostly with NAC Breda and PSV - scoring four goals.

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