Another striker has arrived at Old Trafford prior to the start of the season. But unlike Chicharito this new signing is pretty much unknown. Hands up if you had heard of this kid before today? Well I hadn't anyway. But this fits the MO at OT lately. Young players purchased before they are spotted by other teams and their price is driven up. Hernandez, Obertan and now Bebe have landed at the Theater of Dreams from relative obscurity in most cases. He is 20 and by all accounts raw. Will he spend a year in the reserves before going out on loan? Will he be the next Nani or Ronaldo? Or will he be the next Diouf? Speaking of which what does this say for Diouf's future? Welbeck? Macheda? Owen?
What little I know about this kid from the reading I have done in the last few minutes is intriguing. He has size at 6'2" and was raised in an orphanage. He represented Portugal at something called the Homeless World Cup. I can't even find a video of the guy on youtube. Talk about obscure.
Very interesting signing but obviously the kid has a load of talent for SAF to swoop this quickly. Have you heard of this kid? What do you think of the signing?
Here is a link to an article about the signing.