Eliot Matazo has signed for the club and will join the Academy squad for the new season. This 16-year-old Belgian midfielder was born in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert on February 15 2002 and played for, and captained, the junior teams at RCS Anderlecht.
Vadim Vasilyev - Vice-President - Managing Director of AS Monaco: « We are very pleased to welcome Eliot Matazo to AS Monaco. His arrival demonstrates our determination to attract the up-and-coming stars of European football. Eliot has shown lots of talent at Anderlecht. He was scouted by some highly prestigious European clubs and chose the AS Monaco project to pursue his development. This is a great source of satisfaction to us. »
Eliot Matazo: « This is an unforgettable day. I’ve always followed AS Monaco which has hosted some really great players. It also boasts a top-class youth academy. I captained practically all the different junior teams at different ages at Anderlecht where I learned a lot and I’ll do my utmost to keep on improving as part of the AS Monaco project.