Cristian Manea, 17 year old Romanian defender has signed for Chelsea. FC Viitorul Constanța confirmed the transfer this morning.
The Romanian wonderkid as many called him, is joining Chelsea for £2.2m. 17-year-old became Romania’s youngest ever senior international as in 2014 he played against Albania being only 16.
Chelsea won the race for the defender with Arsenal, Ajax and Udinese. Manea signed 5-year-deal but he will have to wait for a debut at Stamford Bridge. He is reportedly to join Vitesse or Mallorca on loan for the 2015/16 season.
In his 31 appereances for Viitorul Constante, Manea scored two goals.