Man Utd confirm Amad Diallo signing from Atalanta

Date published: Thursday 7th January 2021 4:44 - Will Ford

Amad Diallo Atalanta Man Utd

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Amad Diallo from Atalanta after the club announced his arrival on Thursday.

United agreed a deal to sign Diallo from Atalanta during in the summer transfer window, with the move subject to a medical, work permit and personal terms.


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All three hurdles were overcome and Diallo will link up with his new United teammates in Manchester when his visa is processed.

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “As a club, we have followed Amad for a number of years and having watched him myself, I believe he is one of the most exciting young prospects in the game.”

United will pay around £19million up front to sign the Ivorian in a deal that could rise to £37.1million.

Diallo has signed a contract to the end of June 2025, with the option of an extra year.

 

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