Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has snapped up Senegalese striker Biram Diouf from Norwegian club Molde, despite hinting last week that he had concluded his summer spending. The 21-year-old, will arrive in Manchester next week to take a medical but will immediately be loaned back to his current club until the end of the Norwegian season in January.
Averaging a goal every other game for Molde, Diouf is known to have impressed several clubs around Europe with Arsenal, West Bromwich Albion, Feyenoord and Red Bull Salzburg all linked with the striker in August 2008.
“We signed a young player yesterday from Norway, who we’ve been looking at for two years,” Sir Alex Ferguson told the club’s official website.
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