Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Man Utd agree to deal for Spanish wonderkid

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Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Man Utd agree to deal for Spanish wonderkid

Australian talent gets senior contract at Adelaide United

Guinea-born striker Al Hassan Toure has signed a professional A-League contract with Adelaide United for next season after his star performance in the FFA Cup final.

The 19-year-old scored the opening goal in the 4-0 victory against Melbourne City and won the Mark Viduka medal for the match's best player.

Toure is currently on a scholarship contract but the full-time deal, which extends for three years, will kick it for next season, according to journalist Val Migliaccio.

'Roy's quite straightforward, isn't he!' - Solskjaer cools Kane talk after Keane comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Manchester United's striking options following Roy Keane's suggestion the club should sign Harry Kane, while former team-mate Edwin van der Sar has distanced himself from the vacant director of football role.

Following United's 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday, ex-captain Keane - working as a pundit for Sky Sports - stated United should buy England forward Kane from Tottenham to solve their issues up front.

Solskjaer insists he is satisfied with his current pool of strikers, although acknowledged having a player of Kane's quality would always be a bonus.

Premier League-linked Sancho needs to stay at Dortmund for now, says former coach Heinrich

Jadon Sancho needs to resist the lure of the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool to continue his development at Borussia Dortmund, according to the club's former assistant coach Jorg Heinrich.

Heinrich, a Champions League winner with Dortmund in 1996-97, believes Sancho is arguably the most exciting player in world football right now, but feels that he would be better off staying with the German giants in the short term as the rumours around his future continue to swirl.

Emery reveals Fabinho interest

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has admitted he tried to sign Liverpool midfielder Fabinho while at both PSG and the Gunners.

The Spanish coach failed with both bids but remains a big admirer of the Brazilian.

Minnesota looking to make Mannone move permanent

MLS outfit Minnesota United are looking in to sign Reading keeper Vito Mannone permanently after a strong season on loan with the club, reports Pioneer Press.

Mannone is contracted to Reading until July 2020 meaning Minnesota must negotiate a transfer over the off-season if they want to seal a return.

While club sources have said no movement has been made on a deal, they are confident they can get one done with 'plenty of time' up their sleeve.

PSG eyeing Chelsea teenager

Paris Saint-Germain are keeping tabs on Chelsea defender Tariq Lamptey and intend to sign him next summer, according to Soccer Link.

The 19-year-old is coming off contract at Stamford Bridge and has been restricted to the Blues youth sides to date.

Lamptey is reportedly reluctant to re-sign with Chelsea and PSG are ready to swoop.

Napoli chief reveals ongoing talks to sign Ibrahimovic

Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is eager to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic and says talks about a possible move have gone on "for a few months".

The 38-year-old has hinted he would be interested in a return to Serie A when his contract with LA Galaxy expires at the end of the MLS play-offs.

Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Man Utd agree to deal for Spanish wonderkid

Man Utd agree to deal for Spanish wonderkid

The Red Devils have locked down a promising talent

Manchester United has agreed to pay Real Zaragoza €150,000 for Spanish wonderkid Mateo Mejia, reports el Periodico.

While signing for the Red Devils in June, an agreement over a transfer fee has only just been reached for the 16-year-old.

Meija scored 60 goals last season in Zaragoza's youth set-up and has linked up with United U18's side but is currently sidelined with an ankle injury.

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