Manchester United accomplished the signing of teenager Amad Diallo from Atalanta on Thursday, with the winger signing a contract till 2025 with the choice of an extra yr.
United reached an settlement with the Serie A membership for the 18-year-old Diallo on Oct. 5, topic to a medical, work allow and private phrases.
United confirmed these steps have been accomplished and an utility has been made for a visa, which as soon as issued will permit the Ivory Coast native to journey to Manchester and hyperlink up with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet.
“After ready because the summer season, it’s lastly a dream come true to finish my transfer to Manchester United,” Diallo stated. “It is a actually thrilling squad with so many nice gamers, I can promise that I’ll work arduous day by day to be taught from them and provides all the pieces to develop my recreation. The coaches have been improbable since I signed, we have now been in contact commonly they usually have already given me lots of nice recommendation.”
Diallo made 5 appearances for Atalanta — together with two this season — and scored one objective, on his debut in opposition to Udinese in October 2019.
“I’ve had time to arrange for this transfer, each bodily and mentally, and I’ve labored actually arduous to be able to make the step as much as this superb membership,” Diallo added.
British media reported that United pays an preliminary payment of 21 million euros ($19 million), with a further 20 million euros ($18 million) attainable in add-ons.
“As a membership, we have now adopted Amad for plenty of years and, having watched him myself, I consider he is without doubt one of the most enjoyable younger prospects within the recreation,” Solskjaer stated. “Manchester United has such a proud historical past of growing younger gamers and all the pieces is in place to allow Amad to achieve his potential right here.
“It’s going to take time for him to adapt, however his pace, imaginative and prescient and improbable dribbling potential will stand him in good stead to make the transition.”