Chelsea sign 14-year-old
London - Chelsea have beaten off rivals Manchester United to land highly rated Burkina Faso prospect Bertrand Traore.
According to The Sun website
, the midfielder, who is only 14, shone at the Under-17 World Cup last year where he became the youngest player to appear in the finals.
Burkina Faso sports minister Jean-Pierre Palm confirmed the teenager has agreed a deal to move to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea, who lost the Community Shield last weekend 3-1 to United, open their 2010/11 English Premiership campaign at home against WBA on Saturday.
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