Victor Valdes comments on 16-year-old Manchester United talent Ilias Moutha-Sebtaoui

Victor Valdes

The Belgian looks like being a potentially exciting talent.

Last month Manchester United and Victor Valdes finally part ways. The former Barcelona goalkeeper had fallen foul of Louis van Gaal toward the end of last season after refusing to play for the under-21s.

He headed to Belgian club Standard Liege on loan until the end of the season.

He has been speaking to the this week - when he revealed the player at United who helped him decide upon a move to Liege.

It was not former Standard midfielder Marouane Fellaini, as he did not get a chance to speak to him, but rather 16-year-old talent Ilias Moutha-Sebtaoui who convinced him to head to Belgium. He told Derniere Heure:

"I didn't have time to talk to [Fellaini] because I left really quickly.

"We'll contact each other to talk about the club and the city that he knows very well.

"On the other hand, I had a discussion with Ilias Moutha-Sebtaoui, a young Manchester United keeper who came from Standard and who told me that it was a big club and that I'd feel good here. He wasn't mistaken."

Moutha-Sebtaoui headed to United on a three-year deal in May last year and is yet another top talent out of Belgium and it is interesting to hear that Valdes asked of his opinion.

Valdes, who joined United after a year out of football with a serious knee injury, was behind David De Gea in the pecking order at United but the club then brought in Argentine Sergio Romero as the Dutch gaffer decided Valdes was out of contention.

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