Amad Traore started his career at Italian club Boca Barco before joining Atalanta in 2015
– The 18-year-old has agreed a new deal with Manchester United
– He already has three Serie A goals and will proceed on loan to Parma before joining the Red Devils in January
Amad Traore’s deal from Italian club Atalanta to Premier League giants Manchester United has been concluded and the 18-year-old winger is expected to move to Old Trafford in January.
Latest reports have it that the Ivorian teenager agreed a deal worth €30million (£27.2million) plus add-ons.
However, Atalanta earlier announced that the prodigy will be on his way to local club Parma on loan before United made their move early on deadline day.
Traore who found the back of the net on his Serie A debut will team up with the Red Devils in January, as his work permit is now under process.
“He’s a future star, trust me. During our training sessions he plays like Messi! You can’t stop him, he’s unbelievable, our centre-backs have serious problems when Traoré is on the pitch … he’s fantastic!”the player’s team-mate and Argentine forward Papu Gomez earlier said as cited in the Guardian.
Meanwhile, Alex Telles is closer to completing his dream move to Manchester United in a deal valued around £18 million from FC Porto.
The 27-year-old arrived in England on Sunday, October 4, after being pictured wearing a mask in the back of a Mercedes being driven by a club executive.
He was said to have undergone medical immediately at the Carrington complex and sources claim the defender has already signed dotted lines and United are expected to unveil him.
Amad Traore will team up with the Red Devils in January. Photo Credit: Getty Images
At least ten players are expected to complete respective deals on Monday, October 5 as the transfer deadline is just hours away closing at midnight and there would be no more signings until January.
Former PSG star Edinson Cavani is expected to be unveiled at Manchester United after the Uruguayan agreed a two-year deal with the club on Saturday, October 3.
United began negotiations with the former Napoli striker after the club decided that Borussia Dortmund’s £108million asking price for Jadon Sancho is too much.