Monday, 25th July, 2011

Liverpool have come to an agreement with Ivory Coast side Stade d’Abidjan for the services of young striker Angban Bekanty Victorien.

The Reds have been amongst a whole host of clubs tracking the promising 16-year-old and have now ensured that the Ivorian will complete his footballing education on Merseyside.

Earlier today, according to France Football, an agreement was reached between representatives of Liverpool, Stade d’Abidjan and Victorien for the player to join the English Premier League giants.

Now all that remains is for the young striker to undergo a medical at Melwood and put pen to paper on a five-year contract.

Victorien had impressed at the recent FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Mexico, playing alongside countryman Souleymane Coulibaly, who has since gone on to complete a move to Tottenham Hotspur.

Liverpool’s move for Victorien signals an unwavering desire to source the best talents in world football and take them to Merseyside with the ultimate aim of bring through world-class youngsters.

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