Borussia Dortmund have set their eyes on a highly rated Italian central defender Filippo Mane. Mane will play for the U-19 team initially. The defender is one of the hotshots across Europe right now.
Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc confirmed that the black and yellow are planning on signing the 16-year-old. Dortmund have a knack for finding the best talent across Europe and they have proved it yet again. Filippo Mane is from Sampdoria’s academy.
Borussia Dortmund are on the verge of completing the signing of the Italian. The central defender will join Dortmund from the Italian side U.C. Sampdoria. Filippo Calixte Mane will initially play for the U-19s team under Mike Tullberg. Meanwhile, the BVB boss believes that he has the potential to join the first- team in the near future.
It is also believed that BVB coach Marco Rose will take the Italian center-back to the summer training camp to prepare him for the 2022/23 season. According to the reports, the 16-year-old will sign the contract on Monday and consequently join the training session with the U-19 squad.
Mane has been a regular starter for the Sampdoria’s U-19s team this season. He is a right-footed player and is 1.88 meters tall. He made his debut for the U-17 Italian team in August and has gone on to play 8 times for the Azzurri. The Sampdoria man is considered one of the best young talents in Italy.
What does Filippo Mane brings to the team
The Senegalese-Italian Centre-back has played 19 games for the U17 team and one in the Italian Youth cup ‘Coppa Primavera’. He likes to dribble and provide through balls to attackers as well.
He is in the right hands as the black and yellows nurture their young talents into one of the world’s best. Dortmund’s U-19 squad is full of talented players and Mane is surely a good addition.
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