Man Utd Transfer News: Aliou Badara Traore is set to join the club
Goal report a deal has been done for the 16-year-old to move to Old Trafford his summer.
They claim a deal was completed last week with United seeing off interest from Juventus and fierce rivals City to complete the signing.
Traore has agreed a four-year pro deal with the first 12 months spent in the youth team.
The teen star spent last year playing amateur football in France. He’d previously left giants Paris Saint-Germain for fear he wouldn’t get enough game-time.
United are actively trying to strengthen their youth ranks to ensure they are poised for a bright future.
Earlier today the Irish FA confirmed United have signed Ethan Galbraith.
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News of a move for the 16-year-old, who captains Northern Ireland's Under-17s and has already made his debut at U18 level for his country, was announced on the Irish FA's official site.
That's despite Manchester United as yet issuing no confirmation on the deal.
Galbraith has agreed a three-year deal with United and will sign a contract at Old Trafford this weekend. The deal includes an initial one-year scholarship before a two-year pro deal.
Galbraith was spotted playing for Linfield’s U16s last year by United scout Tony Coulter. He subsequently impressed at a trial with the club.
Jim Magilton, the Irish FA’s Elite Performance Director, said: “We are all delighted that Ethan has signed for Manchester United. He has been a part of our Elite Development Programme from the beginning, and we have been able to watch with enormous pride the huge progress he has made during that journey over the past four years.
“He was a pleasure to work with due to his character, attitude and enthusiasm for the game. He is an outstanding talent and I'm sure he will continue to develop and improve at such a fantastic club.
“We wish him all the very best and look forward to seeing him playing for Northern Ireland in the years to come.”
United have also moved to sign 15-year-old Eric Garcia in a £1.6m deal.