Gibraltar United announced this afternoon that they have signed a partnership agreement with Real Madrid legend Michel Salgado and Mr Pablo Dana who is founder of a company in Dubai.
Paul Collado, President of Gibraltar United, had this to say in the press conference which was held earlier, “Gibraltar United aims to be an ambitious football club in Gibraltar, this includes competing to win the Gibraltar Premier Division and continuing our hard work with our Youth and build Gibraltar’s finest Youth Academy. We firmly believe that the Partnership with these esteemed Gentlemen will aid us in achieving this within a reasonable period of time.”
he added, “It is with our Youth in mind that we have decided to enrich Gibraltar United with the involvement of Pablo & Michel. The exciting possibilities our club, senior side and our youth will have going forward is enormous. The possibilities we have is stuff I could have only dreamed of as a child and yet now they will be a firm reality at Gibraltar United. Our talented youth players will enjoy an infrastructure that will be devised to encourage our youth players to develop in the same manner as other young players at academies worldwide. Michel’s track record, contacts and wealth of experience in this regards opens the doors to those players who are willing to put in the effort, discipline and have the right attitude to learn.”
Salgado was very excited with his new adventure at Gibraltar United stating he was “very keen” to start working and that this is the “start of something great“.
Dana will work with the financial side of things and assured everyone that “they don’t want to buy trophies“.
Lastly, Paul Collado also unveiled Turicum Bank as their main sponsor and thanked them for conducting the press conference in their offices.
Salgado, Dana & Turicum Bank were all presented with an official Gibraltar United shirt at the end of the press conference.