Report: Man Utd set to sign young Monaco starlet in €10m transfer

According to RMC Sport journalist Loic Tanzi, Manchester United are set to sign Monaco youngster Hannibal Mejbri in a €10m deal.

Tanzi explains that Mejbri’s agent and lawyer, Rochild Dzabana and Nadia Zrari are expected in Manchester in the coming hours to finalise the move for the 16-year-old.

Mejbri is a highly-rated central midfielder who is currently impressing in Monaco’s youth set-up. He has also made eight appearances for France u16’s and is clearly a huge talent for the future.

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Mejbri’s signature would be an exciting addition for Man Utd’s youth system, that has also produced the likes of Angel Gomes, James Garner and Mason Greenwood who have all made first-team appearances in recent months.

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to develop young prospects into first-team players at Old Trafford and it will be interesting to see how Mejbri’s development continues at Old Trafford if these reports are to be believed.

Meanwhile, with just over a week until the transfer window shuts, manager  Solskjaer will be hoping the Reds can still close a couple deals involving first-team targets.

A centre-back and midfielder are still needed to strengthen Solskjaer’s side and time is running out to bring new additions to Old Trafford.

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