Manchester City: Albert Rusnak joins Oldham Athletic on loan

Albert Rusnak (right) battles with Yossi Benayoun

Oldham have signed teenage Manchester City midfielder Albert Rusnak on loan until 5 January.

The 19-year-old Slovak joins the Latics less than 24 hours after forward Jose Baxter departed for Sheffield United.

"I have watched Albert on five or six occasions and have always liked him," said Oldham manager Lee Johnson.external-link

"Jose Baxter played a similar role for us and when interest hotted up in Jose, I went to City and asked if Albert was available for loan."

Rusnak moved to the City academy in 2008 after spending the early part of his youth career with MFK Kosice.

He has previously captained Slovakia at Under-18 level.

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