Cristian Espinoza

Vitoria (Spain), Aug 19 (IANS) Argentine forward Cristian Espinoza has joined Deportivo Alaves on loan from Villarreal for the next season, the Spanish football club announced on Friday.

Alaves sporting director Sergio Fernandez said that only bureaucratic details were left before the player joins the team, reports Efe.

The 21-year-old demonstrated his qualities in the Rio Olympic Games for his country.

Alaves gained promotion to La Liga last season.