Manchester City Announce Signing of Welsh Prospect Rabbi Matondo

 Inside Man City

Highly rated academy product Rabbi Matondo has departed for Manchester City. [@cledwyn2] – @Insideccfc (Twitter)

Manchester City have announced the signing of highly-rated Welsh teenager Rabbi Matondo from Championship club Cardiff City.

According to reports, Manchester City fended off interest from a number of other clubs to secure the services of the 16 year-old.

Matondo has been earning rave reviews for the Championship club’s youth sides. Many have been saying the star is Cardiff’s best young player since Aaron Ramsey.

Manchester City reportedly agreed a “bumper package” with Cardiff for the Wales U17’s player.

A composed attacking midfielder, City were able to sign the talented teenager due to their academy’s Category One Status.

These controversial rules mean a club’s whose academy sports a Category One Status can sign the best prospects from lower ranked academies at any time, even outside of transfer windows.

Cardiff City possess only a Category Two Status. Therefore, City were able to secure the services of Matondo.

Gbolahan Adeyemi

Gbolahan Adeyemi is a writer for Okay Nigeria. A budding individual with the strive to share and inform the masses with contents relating to their beliefs, lifestyle and all about the entertainment.
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