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PROFILE: All you need to new about Coventry City's latest signing, Nike Academy graduate Bilal Sayoud

24 March 2016

18-year old forward Bilal Sayoud has secured his first professional contract with the Sky Blues after impressing...

Former Tottenham junior Bilal Sayoud has been training with the Sky Blues squad in recent weeks and after a string of promising performances in the under-21s side, has secured a two-year professional deal with City. 

Name: Bilal Sayoud 
Position: Attacking midfield
DOB: 05/05/1997 
Born: UK


The 18-year old Nike Academy graduate has been watched by a number of Premier League and Championship scouts, but has agreed professional terms with the Sky Blues today. Sayoud has also been for trials with Inter Milan and Swedish side Djurgården IF. 

The versatile winger has been described as a talent for the future, with good ability on the ball and an eye for goal. Sayoud can also play upfront, or as part of three attacking forwards. 

Sayoud stood out during his time at the Nike Academy, with experience playing against the respective academy sides of European giants Roma, Barcelona and Inter Milan. Sayoud scored a hat-trick against Milan and also netted against Barcelona.

See Sayoud in action in the video below... 

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