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Exclusive: Valencia legend Torres confident Yunus Musah can 'become top player'

Valencia teenager Yunus Musah has a chance to 'go all the way and become a top player'.

That is according to club legend Curro Torres.

Born in America to Ghanian parents, Musah moved to Italy as a youth and begun his football career with Giorgione Calcio.

Musah's family moved to England at the age of nine, which saw the youngster join Arsenal's academy.

But it wasn't the end of Musah's jet-setting career as he made a shock move to join Valencia in 2019.

Arsenal expected the winger - then 16 - to sign a professional contract and train in the first-team under Unai Emery.

Instead, Musah penned terms with Los Che and has since made 29 senior appearances.

And Torres, who won two La Liga titles with Valencia, believes the USMNT international can enjoy a successful career.

"He's a young lad with great potential," Torres told Tribalfootball.com.

"He's still 'muy joven' (very young) but… with patience and calm…he could go all the way and become a top player."

Musah was eligible to play for the United States, Ghana, Italy and England.

Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate attempted to persuade Musah to switch allengainces after he made a friendly appearance for the US.

But the 18-year-old committed his future to USMNT in March this year.

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