Manchester United are favourites to sign 16-year-old powerful midfielder Aliou Traore who scored on his trial at the club in a 7-0 friendly win against Burnley for an under-17 side.

Traore, formerly of Paris Saint-Germain, has represented France at under-16 level. He left PSG in July 2016 to join lower league sides Sarcelles.

He’s scored once in two appearances for France’s under-16 side, and has drawn interest from both Manchester City and Juventus.

A powerful box-to-box midfielder, Traore can also stand in at centre-back and was tipped for great things by supporters of PSG’s youth sides before his surprise departure last summer.

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