Teenage wonderkid Amad Diallo signs for Manchester United
The Ivorian wonderkid’s contract runs until 2025. United also retain the option of extending it by a further year.
Although an agreement between the clubs was first announced on 5 October 2020, it was subject to a medical, work permit and personal terms.
Once his Visa is issued, Diallo will be cleared to travel to Manchester and train with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad.
“I believe he is one of the most exciting young prospects in the game.”
The Norwegian is excited to sign who he considers as one of the most talented young players in the world.
United have been long-term admirers of the player and have tracked him since 2016. They first became aware of his abilities during his time in the Under-15s. (h/t Express)
Solskjaer has high hopes for Diallo and believes he has what it takes to become an important player for the club. Still a raw player, he will however first need to fine-tune his gifts.
“He is a player with all of the raw attributes that are needed to be an important player for Manchester United in the years to come.”
The player too is excited to join United. He took to Instagram to post a picture of himself in a United jersey claiming he could not wait to start.
More Manchester United News
- Aston Villa will not entertain bids in January for Manchester United target Jack Grealish
- Donny van de Beek told to hold crunch talks with Manchester United
- Manchester United star Marcos Rojo agrees a two year deal with Argentine giants Boca Juniors
Diallo made his first-team bow for Atalanta in the Serie A last season and promptly went on to score on his debut. In doing so, he became the first player born in 2002 to score in the Italian top-flight.
Atalanta skipper Papu Gomez went as far as comparing the youngster to Argentine legend Lionel Messi. (The Express)
In Other News
Man United slap £20m price tag on impressive star shining on loan
Manchester United seeking £20m for Jesse Lingard According to Eurosport, Manchester United have named their asking price for West Ham...
Report: PL star in talks over a new contract amidst Man United interest
Manchester United target Harvey Barnes in talks over extending Leicester City stay According to the Mirror, Manchester United target, Harvey...
Fourth tier English side gain financially every time this Man United star takes the field
Manchester United pay Carlisle United £10,000 for every Dean Henderson appearance There are a number of fans keen to see...
Man United legend gives his verdict on Ole’s management of the club
David Beckham believes Manchester United are in good hands under Solskjaer According to the Express, Manchester United legend, David Beckham...
Solskjaer opens up on Man United’s transfer plans for the summer window
Quality over quantity is the mantra for Solskjaer at Manchester United According to Manchester Evening News, Manchester United boss, Ole...
Solskjaer admits he trumps Man United star in this one key trait
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he hates losing more than even Bruno Fernandes According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United boss,...
Rival manager admits he was keen on beating Man United to prolific star while at former club
Thomas Tuchel was keen on Manchester United ace Bruno Fernandes while at PSG Bruno Fernandes will once again take the...
Man United set to make £50m bid for English international next summer
Manchester United ready a £50m bid for Jadon Sancho According to Eurosport, Manchester United are set to make a £50m...
Revealed: Man United missed out on signing prolific 20-year-old star for a measly £3m
Manchester United failed to sign Erling Haaland for £3m in 2019 According to the Mirror, Manchester United had an opportunity...
“He’s at the right club”: Ex-English international pips in as clamour for Man United loanee to leave grows
Joe Cole urges Jesse Lingard to quit Manchester United Speaking to BT Sport (h/t Metro), former Chelsea and England star...