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United seal deal for French youth Traore

Published on: Dec 03 at 2:24pm

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of youth player Aliou Traore.

Sources told ESPN FC in July that France under-17 midfielder Traore would join from Sarcelles and the club have now confirmed the deal.

"Traore is a boy we've been looking at for a while," United U18s coach Kieran McKenna told MUTV recently. "He is a really powerful midfielder who likes to run box to box. He is very strong technically and is improving all the time.

"He's a nice man and his English is improving. He's settling in well with the boys and has taken to the club really well."

ICYMI - #MUFC have completed the signing of French youngster Aliou Traore:

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 3, 2017

Traore, who had previously spent time in Paris Saint-Germain's youth system, made his first United appearance in Saturday's Under-18 Premier League Cup loss to Wolves.



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