Man Utd clinch Hannibal Mejbri transfer after fending off Spurs for young Monaco sensation


HIGHLY-RATED Monaco teenager Hannibal Mejbri is heading to Manchester United in a £9.4m deal, subject to Fifa clearance.

The 16-year-old’s future has been subject to widespread speculation this summer, with Leicester and Tottenham among those understood to be after the midfielder.

Man Utd have beaten Spurs to the signature of Monaco sensation Hannibal Mejbri
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But United have announced that they have “reached an agreement with Monaco for Hannibal Mejbri to join the club subject to Fifa approval”.

According to PA, the Ligue 1 club will receive half of the agreed fee up front and the rest in potential add-ons.

Bjorn Hardley, previously with NAC Breda, is another player awaiting international clearance

But United have confirmed three other under-18 players have been given the green light ahead of their Old Trafford moves.

Dillon Hoogewerf has arrived from Ajax and Mateo Mejia from Real Zaragoza.

While goalkeeper Johan Guadagno has joined from IF Brommapojkarna.

United also announced that Under-23 squad members Paul Woolston and Luca Ercolani have signed new contracts.

More to follow…


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