Hannibal Mejbri | Joined the club subject to FIFA approval

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    NFM New Member

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    I am old enough to have seen play live; Pele, Cruyff, Maradona,Zidane, Messi and Ronaldo , I can say without any doubt that the player who Pele named as the best in the world, the player who the best sports writer of all time remarked that Pele was the best on earth but <.....> was made in heaven , was the greatest footballer of all time, the guy I had the privilege of watching every other week , George Best.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    http://www.leparisien.fr/sports/foo...ted-04-08-2019-8128521.php#xtor=AD-1481423553
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    jesperjaap Full Member

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    Sadly before my time like Pele and Cruyff too
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    I’d go with:

    ‘Because Mejbri, you’re gonna be the one that saves me, and after all, your my Hannibal.’
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    Nick7 Full Member

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    Ah fair enough. I thought the J might be pronounced differently
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    Alemar Full Member

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    Looking at Matic yesterday, maybe it’s time to play this guy already. He wouldn’t do worse :)
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    The incredible destiny of Hannibal Mejbri, recruited by Manchester United
    At 16, the Parisian will leave Monaco for Manchester United. A real challenge for a young talent with a trajectory already out of the ordinary.
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    Hannibal Mejbri will be transferred for € 10m and will sign a five-year contract with Manchester United. LP / Icon Sport / Lucile Puybonnieux
    By Laurent Pruneta
    On August 4, 2019 at 10h59
    It's as if Hannibal Mejbri was already part of the Mancunian family. Present in Manchester in recent days to spend his medical visit and finalize the details of his arrival, the 16-year-old was able to exchange with coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær, who pushed him to "work to get where the club wanted to see him arrive ". He also met Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial who encouraged him to join them quickly.

    Manchester United has not hesitated to bet 10 M € - 5 M € immediately plus 5 bonus - to attract the international U 16 of AS Monaco. The official signing will take place on Tuesday, but his five-year professional contract will not be effective until January 21, 2020, the day of his 17 years (according to the English regulations).


    Spotted at age 9
    By joining England with this record transfer, the child of the twentieth arrondissement of Paris, the fourth child of a Tunisian family, continues its ascent. "He stands out with a very fluid game. He also has a big and beautiful personality who is already used to this environment. There are many expectations around him and he confirms them. He has all the qualities to get to a very high level, "said Jose Alcocer, coach of the France U 16 team about the" Parisian "Talent 2019.

    Hannibal is only 9 years old when he is spotted for the first time by agents. "He already had above-average abilities in game intelligence," recalls Réda Bekhti, his educator for 3 years at Paris FC (U 9 to U 11). He was ahead of everything, including maturity. " Very quickly, he has the Europe of football at his feet : Arsenal, Liverpool, both Manchester, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Lyon, PSG ...




    On contract with Adidas at 13
    His precocity has often exposed him to unusual situations. "At age 10, he was already asked to pose for photos. For a kid of his age, it can be disturbing. But he has always experienced this notoriety, "explained his father Lotfi. With his wife Rahdia and his other children, including Chema (doctor) and Abderahamen (trainer at a Hanoi club in Vietnam), the family strived to form a protective cordon around the kid.

    http://www.leparisien.fr/sports/foo...ted-04-08-2019-8128521.php#xtor=AD-1481423553
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    Dr. StrangeHate Full Member

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    Was Ed the Cnut able to get this over the line or not?
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    Adnan Full Member

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    He will complete his move to us on Tuesday according to the above article.
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    Dr. StrangeHate Full Member

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    Thank God some good news.
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    BlueHaze Full Member

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    So what's the deal are we signing this kid or is it just papers writing bs?
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    Adnan Full Member

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    He's signed for us. We don't usually make announcements regarding youth signings.
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    Have heard amazing things about him. Some say he is better than pogba, don't know how true it is.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    Who is saying that?
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    Tom Cato Full Member

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    This is such a fantastic signing by the club! I am absolutely delighted by this.

    Hannibal Mejbri is one of the most exciting young talents in European football, with great movement, excellent ball controll and vision. He's a pretty short player, but given his age he could still grow a little bit. But he's definitely a player in the same mold as Iniesta and Xavi (If he gets anywhere near there remains to be seen of course)

    Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Bayern München were all reported to be attempting to sign this guy, whereas Arsenal were doing a big push at the same time as Manchester United.

    There is ALWAYS risk with teeangers, their development can stall for any given reason, but Hannibal is one of the most promising talents in Europe, so this signing has the potential to be great for the club. We'll see how the next 2 years go.
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    syrian_scholes Full Member

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    Yes a 16 y.o with no first team experience is better than Pogba.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    He's not short at all from what I've seen from him playing for Monaco u17s. He looks quite tall for a 16 year old, I'd say about 5'10.
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    witchtrials Full Member

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    I think it's safe to assume they mean better than Pogba when he was that age and/or with the potential to become an even better player than him.
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    El-Manos Full Member

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    :lol::lol:
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    Nickosaur Full Member

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    Think he means when compared at the same age
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    Drainy Full Member

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    There is a compilation video on youtube that notes him as 5'7" and most of the footage was years old so I think a lot of people will be judging off that.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    Sigh
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    Tom Cato Full Member

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    He's listed as 1.73 cm tall. or 5'8.
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    AshRK Full Member

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    Sorry should have worded it better, I meant mejbri at 16 is termed better than what Pogba was at that age.
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    syrian_scholes Full Member

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    I knew, I just thought it sounded funny, especially with all the negativity on the forum these days.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Heights of senior players aren't even accurate. They are 99% wrong for youth players. Listed heights mean nothing.
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