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Barcelona lose yet another starlet as Mboula heads for Monaco

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Another one that seems to have got away

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Barcelona look to have lost yet another talented prospect with the highly-rated 18-year-old Jordi Mboula reportedly having signed for Monaco.

Marca report the Ligue 1 side have paid his €3 million release clause and that Mboula has signed with the club already.

The teenager is also expected to be part of the first-team squad next season and joins a young and highly-exciting side that won the French league last season and went all the way to the Champions League semi-finals.

If true it looks like another blow for Barca, Mboula has been likened to Thierry Henry in the past due to his explosive pace and clinical finishing.

He has scored some truly stunning goals and particularly impressed last season in the UEFA Youth League with many tipping him to make it all the way to the first team at Camp Nou.

That looks out of the question now, unless of course he goes on to star for Monaco and Barcelona end up bringing him back.

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