The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION
Chelsea agrees to 4 1/2-year deal to sign Burkino Faso midfielder Bertrand Traore
LONDON - Chelsea has agreed to sign highly rated Burkino Faso midfielder Bertrand Traore on a 4 1/2-year contract following a trial with the Premier League club.
The 18-year-old Traore, who joins from Association Jeunes Espoirs De Bobo-Dioulasso, played in all three of Chelsea's matches in its preseason tour in Asia and scored twice.
Traore made his international debut as a 15-year-old in September 2011 and has made 10 appearances for the African country, which is preparing for the second leg of its World Cup playoff against Algeria next month.
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