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While Man United fans may be looking for big-name hires to help boost their title in the second half of the season, it still looks like hiring younger talent will be their main focus.
Amad Diallo has now been confirmed and reports from France had indicated that Toulouse’s wonder boy, Kouadio Kone, was next on his list.
The 19-year-old midfielder has benefited from Toulouse’s downfall in Ligue 2 as he managed to establish himself as a regular member of their starting line-up, while also representing France at the youth level.
Borussia Mönchengladbach is one step away from signing Toulouse’s ‘Manu’ Kone, confirmed.
An offer of 9 million euros will be accepted and personal conditions will be agreed. AC Milan offered more than an additional 5 million euros. The final details and the deal will be made with ‘Gladbach. ??? #transfers
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 7, 2021
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They claim that AC Milan was one of the teams that had made an offer of around 5 million euros to bring him in, but in reality it is Borussia Monchengladbach that has won the race after getting closer to Toulouse’s valuation of 10 million. euros.
They go on to claim that the player had reached a long-term agreement with the Bundesliga team and that he will join a couple of French players who have developed in Thuram and Plea, so time will tell if Kone is good enough. to follow in his footsteps.