Pep Guardiola set to send new signing out on loan after paying £2million into Mohammed’s home WAFA Academy
The Under-17 international impressed during a two-week trial at the Etihad club.
Pep Guardiola will probably send Mohammed back out on loan
Now City have paid his home country’s WAFA Academy £2million for him.
Mohammed, 16, caught the eye of City scouts while playing in a youth tournament in Qatar for Red Bull Salzburg.
His two goals helped them to a 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain.
The Austrians are a partner club to the WAFA Academy.
Spanish and German champions Real and Bayern also cast admiring glances at the winger, who has been likened to a young Neymar due to his goalscoring prowess and skill on the ball.
But City chief Pep Guardiola has won the race for the teenager, who is now set to be loaned out to a European club to gain first-team experience.
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Mohammed is expected to play for Ghana at the Under-17 World Cup in India this October.
Meanwhile, central defender Jonny Evans’ £30million move to City is being held up by West Bromwich boss Tony Pulis.
West Brom centre-back Jonny Evans is a top target for Manchester City
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He is refusing to let Evans, 29, leave until he has a replacement and has asked for France centre-back Eliaquim Mangala on loan.
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The breakthrough in the deal should see City chief Pep Guardiola secure the Northern Ireland star.