Manchester United have splashed a lot of cash under Mourinho to sign top quality players. However, youngsters have not really progressed under the management of the Portuguese boss.
Rashford is shining at Old Trafford but he mainly got his chance under the management of Louis van Gaal. The Old Trafford club have got quite a few talented starlets in their youth team and Aliou Traore is one of the,
Yesterday, Manchester United officially confirmed that they have agreed first professional contract with the French defensive midfielder.
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Back in February 2017, the teenage play breaker was invited by Man United and netted a goal for their academy side vs Burnley (The Sun). After impressive displays, United opted to lure him to the Academy last month and now he has signed his first pro deal.
Nicky Butt heavily praised the 17-year-old starlet and claimed:
“Aliou is a tremendously gifted young player and we are all delighted to see him sign his first professional contract at Manchester United.”
This season, Traore has so far featured in just one game for the U-18 Manchester United side, which was played last month against arch rivals Liverpool. The contest ended in a 2-2 draw.