Friday, September 29, 2023

Man City pay £1m to sign 14-year-old wonderkid from Leicester who was wanted by Manchester United and Arsenal

Manchester City have secured the services of highly-rated 14-year-old teenager Tyrese Noubissie from Leicester for a huge £1million.

The Premier League champions fought off Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea to secure the French midfielder.

Guardiola has signed 14-year-old talented teenager Noubissie for £1mgetty

Noubissie will link-up with City’s Under-16 side, and likely pen a professional contract once he turns 17 in 2026.

The youngster announced his arrival after taking to social media, uploading a picture of him wearing a sky blue shirt.

“Happy to announce that I have signed for Man City,” he wrote.

“Proud moment for me and my family. It is a privilege to become part of such an incredible club. Can’t wait to get started.”

According to L’Equipe, City’s focus is to draft in young stars for the future who have high potential.

Aston Villa and Newcastle were other clubs interested, before City stepped in to secure his signature.

Noubissie is born in Livingston, and he is eligible to play for Scotland, England, France and Cameroon.

His representatives have already been contacted by the French FA who are hopeful he will choose France.

City won the Super Cup defeating Sevilla on penaltiesGetty

The announcement comes after Pep Guardiola’s side got their hands on yet another trophy, defeating Sevilla 5-4 on penalties in the UEFA Super Cup.

Man City return to Premier League action on Saturday as they host Newcastle at the Etihad Stadium.

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