Young Charly Musonda Jr arrived with a fair bit of fanfare at Sevilla airport this morning, and, having passed his medical and signed on the dotted line, has been announced as Real Betis's latest signing. While the official announcement only mentions that the player is joining for the rest of this season -- same as Chelsea's take -- earlier reports had claimed that it's going to be an 18-month loan. Still, no buy-option, regardless of initial length, which is good.
The 19-year-old also talked briefly about starting his first non-youth assigment, and being able to play alongside famous players like Joaquin.
"I'm very happy to be here, very excited to start."
"I like to play good football and dribble. I want to do my best for the team and the fans. I know a lot of Betis, this is a great club. I know Joaquín, he is a great player. I am very happy, I know the fans are very passionate."
-Charly Musonda Jr, source: Real Betis via Google Translate
Do us proud, Charly Jr! His Spanish is already muy excelente: