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'It's a big move but I'm just trying to keep calm': 16-year-old Mbunya Alemanji is staying grounded despite joining Serie A side Roma... from League Two outfit Cambridge United Mbunya Alemanji penned a three-year contract with Italian outfit Roma The teenage forward will join up with Roma's Under 17s side initially  Alemanji will start off as a scholar for one year before turning professional

By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline

Published: 17:45 BST, 2 September 2020 | Updated: 17:45 BST, 2 September 2020

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He may have swapped League Two outfit Cambridge United for a move to Roma in one of the most intriguing transfer stories of the summer, but Mbunya Alemanji certainly isn't getting carried away. 

The teenage forward recently put pen to paper on a three-year contract with Roma, who acquired his signature despite not having seen him play in the flesh.

Cambridge will receive approximately £70,000 in compensation, and the 16-year-old will join up with Roma's Under 17s side initially - starting off as a scholar for one year before turning professional.

Mbunya Alemanji (right) signed for Roma - where he will join up with their Under 17s side

Mbunya Alemanji (right) signed for Roma - where he will join up with their Under 17s side

But despite making the glamour move to from League Two outfit Cambridge, Alemanji is keeping grounded.

'It is a big move

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