Adnan completes move to Udinese

Oita goalkeeper puts the ball into his own net in the J-League

The 21-year-old international, who was named the AFC Youth Player of the Year in 2013, made the move to the Serie A side from Turkey's Super League outfit Caykur Rizespor.

"I know all about Serie A. I chose Udinese because I feel they are a big club," Adnan told reporters at his unveiling at Udinese on Friday.

"I'm proud to be the first Iraqi footballer to play in Italy and I am prepared to play in any position. I want to be a success with Udinese.

"I believe I can handle myself against any forward in the world.

"I also want to thank all my Iraqi fans. They've given me immense support."

An attacking left-back often compared to Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, Adnan 25 caps for the national U-20 and U-23 teams and represented the senior national side 34 times. 

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