German Bundlesliga side Borussia Dortmund has reportedly joined the race to sign Guinean Born Liberian midfielder Ilaix Moriba, who is also an alleged target for English Premier League side Manchester City.
Ilaix is getting lot of attention across Europe with his amazing Skills in the FC Barcelona youth teams and Dortmund should now stretch out the feelers for the prospect teenager.
According to the Spanish newspaper Sport L, Dortmund will compete with English Club Manchester City for the signature of Barcelona midfielder Ilaix Moriba Kourouma.
In addition to BVB, interest, Manchester City is to battle it out in a Competition to advertise the Mega Talent who hail from Liberia.
The Citizens is said to have agreed personal terms with the teenager and already had series of meeting with his parents.
And the reports early in May Claim that City had struck a deal for the 15-year-old to join the City Football Academy in January, but Barcelona were quick to deny those stories and everything went quiet.
The transfer window may not be open until January 2019, but speculation is already mounting as Borrussia Dortmund is the latest Club to have joined the race to sign the African Prospect.
According to the Spanish newspaper Sport Dortmund has
Already presented a sporty and economically very interesting contract offer and Ilaix could sign the contract after celebrating his 16th birthday in January next year.
Moriba Kourouma, Dubbed the 'Next Paul Pogba' is being chase by both Man city and Borussia Dortmund.
The Barcelona midfielder Ilaix Moriba is being scouted by a handful of clubs across Europe, and two giants of the game have even approached the youngster's representative over a move.
Moriba, age 15, who has already been classified as the latest prospect from the La Masia Academy, is going at loggerheads with Barcelona as he continues to push for a professional contract following his debut with the club's Juvenil A side on last Wednesday in the Uefa youth League.
Ilaix hasn’t completely ruled out Barça stay yet and is willing to listen to what they have to offer, but as SPORT reveals, Barcelona, who have become infamous for mismanaging their talented youth system of late, haven’t even made a proposal to the player’s entourage about extending his stay.
However, Barcelona has been playing hardball and Liberian Sports International Sport now claims that the Blaugrana are just 'one step away' from losing their star youth player.
Ilaix, who was born in Guinea, is already massively overachieving for his age group. The youngster recently claimed an assist during a UEFA Youth League - an Under-19 competition - match against Inter where he played the full 90 minutes.
LSI.com Scout Joseph Vincent report that both Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund have been in contact with Ilaix's representatives and have offered 'very attractive' deals for the youngster in terms of finances, as well as side's long-term plans.
Barcelona are just step away' from losing Ilaix Moriba (15), one of La Masia's greatest prospects, with Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund leading the race after presenting their projects to him.
Manchester City Coach Pep Guardiola would welcome any promising player from Barcelona's La Masia academy with open arms having rise through the ranks in Catalonia both as a player and a manager.
Despite, a growing Numbers of interest across Europe for the Guinea born Liberian teenager, Manchester City remain favorite to Land the Talented Ilax and is of no secret that a number of top Barcelona Academy Graduate has chosen to continue their development at City’s state-of-the-art Etihad Campus, with Eric Garcia and Adrian Bernabe swapping Catalonia for Manchester recently, and both are impressing at youth level.
Meanwhile, Ilaix Moriba Kourouma, arrives in Barcelona with his parents from Guinea at the age of eight and joined the Blaugrana offspring, and has already made his debut for Barca's U19 this season.
The right footed Player, who can also be used in both the central midfield and on the wings, feature for Barca Youth in their 2-1 win over Inter Milan for the first time in the UEFA Youth League.
Ilaix Moriba Kourouma is born unto a Liberian Father and a Guinean Mother in Conakry and has been pursue by both African Countries, but the lad has already represented the Spanish National Team at Youth leveled.
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