Man Utd beat Man City and Juventus to sign ex-PSG midfielder

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 21/06/2017

Manchester United have reportedly all but beaten Manchester City and Juventus to the signing of former Paris Saint-Germain Academy star Aliou Badara Traore.

Traore, who has represented and captained France at Under-17 level, was also being scouted by Manchester City and Juventus.

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According to L’Equipe, the 16-year-old midfielder has agreed to personal terms with United, which will see him stay at Old Trafford for the next three season.

The teenager is the latest starlet to emerge from PSG's academy, which has produced a steady stream of talent in the last few years.Traore had been playing for PSG’s academy but left to join amateur side Sarcelles at the start of last season.

The midfielder, who has been likened to Paul Pogba, had a trial at United in February and found the net in an Under-17 game against Burnley.