‘He’s A Bit Messi, A Bit Xavi’ – Manchester United Sign 15-Year-Old Norwegian Mats Moller Daehli

Ollie Irish

9th, November 2010


By Ollie Irish

Manchester United have just wrapped up a deal for Stabaek midfielder Mats Moller Daehli .

The 15-year-old Norwegian recently starred in an international tournament against the heavyweights of France, Spain and Holland, after which a number of clubs started to take an interest in him.

But United got in there first, and Daehli has now agreed a three-and-a-half year deal with the club. He will officially move to Old Trafford on 1 February 1 2011.

“This is really cool I am going to learn a lot,” Daehli told Dagbladet .

Because Daehli has not yet turned professional, United will not pay a fee for the teenager but have reportedly agreed to pay Stabaek £8,626 a year for the rest of the player’s career and may also contribute funds to

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