Paolo Fernandes has thanked Manchester Metropolis in a farewell message confirming his departure.
Fernandes, 22, moved to the Etihad as a 16-year-old and impressed within the academy with a very productive 2016/17 season enjoying for the Beneath-23s incomes him a prize on the membership’s end-of-year awards and a mortgage transfer to NAC Breda.
The attacking midfielder was on the Dutch membership for 2 years earlier than a spell at Perugia final season and has now left the Blues with out having made a aggressive look for them to search for a brand new alternative.
“I’ll eternally be grateful to Man Metropolis for the chance they gave me after I was solely 14-15 years outdated, I’ve realized lots and grew as an individual,” he wrote on Instagram.
“After my final three loans at some completely different golf equipment and never being very fortunate with accidents, we expect it is time for me to attempt to get some new recent air and transfer on to continue to grow.
“Thanks for all this years [sic].”
Metropolis’s new EDS coach Enzo Maresca will take cost of his first recreation within the Premier League 2 at dwelling to Derby County on September 12.
Maresca, who was Manuel Pellegrini’s assistant at West Ham for a interval, continues a summer season of change inside the academy that has additionally seen a brand new Beneath-18s boss appointed after Gareth Taylor moved to take cost of the ladies’s staff, in addition to new heads of teaching overseeing the Beneath-9s to Beneath-14s age teams and the Beneath-15s to Beneath-23s.