Catalan giants FC Barcelona have officially secured a deal with Belgian outfit KAS Eupen for the service of Senegalese defender Moussa Wague.
Wague is thought to have undergone a medical session with the Catalan side on Friday morning and is expected to put pen to paper in the coming days.
The 19-year-old will at first join-up with the Barcelona B squad, with a view to breaking into the first team reckoning throughout the season.
Subtle details of the transfer fee and the length of the contract deal are still undisclosed at this stage. Wague joined Eupen in 2016 subsequent to moving on from the Aspire Foundation, making his debut for the Belgian side in a 1-0 defeat to Genk in January 2017.
The Senegal international performances at that point on have gone from quality to quality, in the long run anchoring him a place in Senegal’s World Cup squad where he likewise added to his prospering reputation by scoring against Japan to wind up the youngest African goalscorer in World Cup history (19 years, 8 months, 20 days).
An attacking centre-back is eminent for his pace and desire to get forward, characteristics that will promptly charm him to the Barcelona unwavering fans.