Thursday, October 31, 2013

Traore signs Chelsea deal

Traore signs Chelsea deal
Chelsea have announced that Burkina Faso midfielder Bertrand Traore has signed a four-and-a-half year contract following a trial during the club’s pre-season tour of Asia

Traore, 18, scored both in Malaysia and Indonesia for the Blues as he impressed manager Jose Mourinho, who confirmed his intention to sign the 10-time capped Burkina international to a permanent deal.

The youngster was reported to have been a part of the club’s academy in 2010, however, Chelsea denied that he had ever been a part of the club, although admitted he had a six-week trial last season.

Traore, who made his full international debute aged 15, completes his switch to Stamford Bridge from Association Jeunes Espoirs De Bobo-Dioulasso.

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