Celta Vigo claim QPR have signed Yelko Pino

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QPR have reportedly signed Celta striker Yelko Pino on loan.

Celta de Vigo have reported on their official website that Yelko Pino has signed for QPR.

The 19-year-old striker, a Spanish youth international, has been on trial with Swindon Town this season, but he has reportedly agreed a deal with the Rs.

It is stated that Pino has agreed a deal with the West London club until the end of the season, with Celta possessing the right to recall the forward if they need to.

There has been no official statement from QPR concerning Pino, but Celta claim that their attacker will spend the second half of the season in West London.

Who is Yelko Pino?

Pino, 19, is a forward who has spent his entire career at Celta. Naturally a striker, he can also play on the wings or as a number 10, and his main experience of playing has been in Celta’s reserve team.

Pino has yet to make a senior competitive appearance, but has scored two goals in 31 games for Celta ‘B’.

He has been capped at every youth level for Spain from Under-16 to Under-19, and he is currently part of the latter’s squad.

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