Premier League Logo
Transfers

Man Utd sign Atalanta winger Diallo

7 Jan 2021
Amad Diallo, Atalanta

18-year-old moves to Old Trafford on a four-and-a-half year deal

Manchester United have confirmed the arrival of winger Amad Diallo from Atalanta.

The 18-year-old has signed a contract to the end of June 2025, with the option of an extra year, and will join up with his new team-mates after receiving a visa.

"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,โ€ Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told the club's official website.

"It will take time for him to adapt but his speed, vision and fantastic dribbling ability will stand him in good stead to make the transition. He is a player with all of the raw attributes that are needed to be an important player for Man Utd in the years to come."

Ivory Coast-born Diallo made five appearances for Atalanta, scoring on his debut against Udinese in October 2019.

Man Utd are next in action at Burnley on Tuesday 12 January.

BUR 0-1 MUN
close
TV Info
Broadcasters

See: January 2021 transfer news

Latest News

More News: Latest News

Latest Videos

More Videos: Latest Videos

Cookies on premierleague.com

The Premier League website employs cookies to make our website work and improve your user experience. Essential cookies are required for the operation of our website. You may disable these but this may affect website functionality. Non-essential cookies help us improve the functionality of our website by collecting information and reporting on your use of the website as well as improving your user experience. You can manage your cookie settings and switch off non-essential cookies via the โ€œManage Settingsโ€ below.

Manage Settings
I accept cookies from this site