Eintracht signed Uruguayan right back Guillermo Varela (23) from Manchester United on a one-year loan deal.

Varela is currently Under-20 international and also received call-ups for the first team of Uruguay in the World Cup qualification. He is under contract at Man United since 2013 and until 2018. He collected 21 appearances in the Under-21 Premier League, 33 in the Spanisch Segunda B (on loan to Real Madrid II), 4 in the English Premier League, 1 in the Chamions League and 3 in the Europa League.

Sporting Director Bruno Hübner: „Guillermo Varela is a highly talented young player who's proven his quality already at European top clubs. We're convinced he will spark the competition in defense, especially on the right."

Guillermo Varela: "I am looking forward to get to know the team, the city and the stadium. I have watched a few games on TV already and was impressed by the atmosphere."

Player Facts:

  • Name: Guillermo Varela Olivera
  • Date of Birth: 24 March 1993
  • Age: 23
  • Jersey Number: 3
  • Nationality: Uruguay / Italy
  • Height/Weight: 1.74m / 70kg
  • Position: Right Back
  • Foot: right
  • Club: Manchester United
  • Languages: Spanish/English/Italian