Amad Diallo: Man United sign enterprising youngster from Atalanta on deadline day

Amad Diallo: Man United sign enterprising youngster from Atalanta on deadline day

- Amad Diallo has joined Manchester United on the last day of the summer window

- The 18-year-old has been impressive since he broke into the first team of Serie A side Atalanta

- The Ivorian youngster became the first player born in the year 2002 to score in the Serie A

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Amad Diallo is one of the lastest signings of Manchester United on deadline day from Serie A side Atalanta.

The 18-year-old proved to be one of the hottest prospects in the game last season when he performed excellently in the UEFA Youth League.

Amad Diallo: Man United sign enterprising youngster from Atalanta on deadline day

Amad Diallo: Man United sign enterprising youngster from Atalanta on deadline day. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The exciting Ivorian winger has been noticed by United scouts since he was age 15 and the club have been monitoring his progress ever since.

Diallo had a taste of the first-team action for Atalanta in Serie A last season and capped his three appearances with a goal.

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He became the first player born in 2002 to score a goal in Serie A following Atalanta's 7-1 demolition of Udinese last season.

Diallo scored seven goals and registered 11 assists in 24 appearances for the youth team. In the 2018-19 campaign, he scored 18 goals and delivered 13 assists before breaking into the senior ranks.

United will pay £37.2m, which includes add-ons for who looked set to join Parma until the transfer collapsed.

The youngster joins the likes of Alex Telles from Porto and free agent Edison Cavani on deadline day moves.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Manchester United have completed the signing of Edinson Cavani on a free transfer on deadline day.

The 33-year-old joined the Red Devils on a one-year deal as a free agent having parted ways with Paris Saint Germain in June.

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He becomes the third player to arrive Old Trafford after Donny can de Beek and Alex Telles this transfer window.

Legit.ng also reported that Brazil international Alex Telles has completed a four-year move to Manchester United from Porto on transfer deadline day.

The 27-year-old joined the Red Devils in a deal valued around £15.4 million as he becomes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's second signing this window.

His contract with the Premier League outfit will expire in the summer of 2024 but they have an option to extend in his deal.

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