Arthur Irawan, the name is perhaps less well known in Indonesia. But today, the name Indonesia became the original footballer talks in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. The reason, he became the only person in ASEAN which will play in the Spanish League with rank 6 La Liga, Espanyol.
In the era of Nurdin Halid, Arthur Irawan was called to join U-23 national team selection who was trained Alfred Riedl. However, Alfred crossed. The reason, Arthur is 19 years of age, considered too young, and unable to compete with other players.
But his talent was then ogled club Espanyol. As Espanyol's CEO, Joan Collet, six La Liga club's peringakt interested Arthut talent. Espanyol feel lucky mendapatkanya faster. The reason, Mancester United are also interested in Arthur.
Arthur contracted to Espanyol for 4 years. For now, players who are now studying in England, was placed on the junior team Espanyol. He will play in La Liga Junior. Arthur opportunity to join the senior team is very open, if he is able to show quality.
Espanyol CEO of his own party to submit all decisions to head coach of the senior team Espanyol, Mauricio Pochettino about Arthur.
Arthur now in Jakarta to take care of work permits.
For the world of football Indonesia, Arthur pulled into a large team of Spain, obviously will add vibrant future prospective national team players Indonesia. Before Arthur, there is also a play on the Natural Syamsir Penarol Junior Uruguay, then there is Jericho who plays in the second division of Europe.