Fulham have beaten Man Utd and Celtic to the signing to Cameroon born Castlebar Celtic player Noe Baba. He is a versatile player who can slot in at fullback, centre back or defensive midfield.
Baba who is just 16 has captained the Irish U-17 team and already been called up to the Irish U-19 squad. His family moved to Castlebar just 5 years ago.
Alex Ferguson was rumoured to have been interested in signing Baba for sometime but is thought to have been beaten to his as Baba and his family were impressed with the youth setup at Fulham.
The fee between Fulham and Castlebar Celtic is thought to be around £130,000 and he will join Fulham in January.
Pic via Castlebar Celtic FC