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PSV announce the signing of forward in a unique style

ANALYST
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562   //    23 Dec 2017, 16:26 IST

Heracles Almelo v PSV Eindhoven - Eredivisie
PSV have revealed their latest signing in a unique manner

What's the story?

Dutch Eredivisie league table leaders PSV Eindhoven have announced their latest signing in a unique manner. The Boeren have used popular football management simulation video game Football Manager 2018 to reveal the arrival of Argentinean striker Maximiliano Romero.

The Dutch side, who surprised everyone with their special player announcement manner this Thursday, has bought the player for a fee of €10.5 million.

In case you didn't know...

PSV Eindhoven currently lead the Eredivisie table, five points above rivals AFC Ajax. The Lampen have won 14 of their 17 league games, while they have drawn one and lost two.

The Phillip Cocu-managed side's top striker Jurgen Locadia has suffered a hamstring injury and the player is expected to be sidelined for some time.

This explains why PSV jumped into the transfer market to get a new forward in the name of Maximiliano Romero.

However, the way the club announced the signing of Romero is what has caught the people's attention. It has to be noted that Premier League side Watford had announced the signing of Andre Gray is a similar fashion.

The heart of the matter

While the football world is looking forward to big money transfers in the coming month, PSV have managed to get the attention of the people through their unique way of announcing a player's arrival.

The Dutch club released an in-game footage of Football Manager, in which PSV get a deal done for the 18-year-old Romero, on social media platform Twitter. The video is exactly 58 seconds long.

Video: Some of the bizarre ways clubs have announced signings


Author's take

Announcing new signings in variety manners seems to have become a trend in the football world and PSV is the latest team to jump on the bandwagon. We could be seeing even more bizarre player reveals in the future.

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