sport news Man United's £37m new boy Amad Diallo bids emotional farewell to Atalanta

's £37m new boy Amad Diallo bids emotional farewell to Atalanta after 'six years of happiness and love' as he says the club 'will forever have a special place in my heart' in touching social media post

By Kate Mcgreavy For Mailonline

Published: 01:06 GMT, 8 January 2021 | Updated: 01:18 GMT, 8 January 2021

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's new signing Amad Diallo has bid farewell to Atalanta with a touching tribute to his old club.

The 18-year-old winger completed his £37milllion switch to the Premier League giants on a four-and-a-half year deal on Thursday.

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The Red Devils have paid an initial £19m but that fee could rise by a further £18m in add-ons and Diallo, who made five first-team appearances for the Serie A side after coming through their youth ranks, has said goodbye in an emotional social media post.

Man United's Amad Diallo has bid farewell to Atalanta with a touching tribute to his old club

Man United's Amad Diallo has bid farewell to Atalanta with a touching tribute to his old club

The 18-year-old completed his move to United on Thursday and said goodbye to Atalanta

The 18-year-old completed his move to United on Thursday and said goodbye to Atalanta

'Dear Atalanta, the moment to say goodbye has arrived,' he said in a video compilation of highlights during his time at the club on

'It has been six extraordinary years, six years of growth, six years of challenges. But most importantly, six years of happiness and love.

'Here, I have become a man; you have given me everything I ever wanted, and I am more than proud to have played for Atalanta.

'You will forever have a special place in my heart. Wherever I go, you will

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