Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims that with the signing of Atalanta teenager Amad Diallo, Manchester United have taken in “one of the most exciting young talents in soccer” Preparations for the 18-year-arrival old’s at Old Trafford have been underway since on October 5 – the final day of the summer transfer window – he agreed to a contract with the Serie A club.
Diallo has now fulfilled his medical, work permit and personal requirements and, with the option of another year, has signed a contract with United until 2025. The transfer fee for the winger is said to be 21 million euros and additional payments could exceed 41 million euros. Signed Sealed Shipped We are happy to announce the completion of @AmadDiallo79’s move to United! #MUFC- Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 7, 2021 “As a club, we have followed Amad for a number of years,” said United manager Solskjaer. And I think he is one of the most exciting young talents in soccer, having seen him myself. “And having watched him myself, I believe he is one of the most exciting young talents in soccer. ” “He will need time to adapt but his pace, vision and fantastic dribbling skills will help him make the transition. “He is a player with all the raw attributes required in the years to come to be an essential player for Manchester United. A post shared by AMAD (@amaddiallo79) Considered one of Italy’s most promising prospects, news agency PA recognizes that Diallo has been on the radar of the United States since 2016 and has always earned the highest ranking when scouting this age group. The academy owner, chief scout and chief technical scout all have their eyes on the Ivorian, who has already made five appearances. I realized I had joined the right club when I talked to the manager. With so many fantastic players, I can guarantee that I will work hard every day to learn from them and give my best to improve my game. This is a very exciting squad. “The coaches have been fantastic since I signed, we have been in regular contact and they have already given me a lot of great advice. I’ve had time to prepare for this move, both physically and mentally, and I’ve worked really hard to be ready to make the move to this amazing club.”